Elkton motel fire under investigation
— A fire reported inside a local motel room this weekend is under investigation, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Firefighters responded to Knights Inn on Belle Hill Road shortly after the call came in at 7: 53 a. m. Saturday morning. The fire, which had been discovered by the occupant of the room, was extinguished by the time they arrived.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal estimated $ 5,000 in structural damage and $ 5,000 in contents lost. State Fire Marshal Deputy Oliver Alkire called that “a moderate amount of fire damage.”
No one was injured in the fire and no arrests were made. The investigation, however, is ongoing.
“We have received a good solid lead that our investigators are looking into at this point,” Alkire said Monday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office at 410- 836- 4844.