Fire destroys camper
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a Tuesday blaze that destroyed an RV camper at an address on Hatchet Thicket Road in Avenue. According to a release from the fire marshal’s office, the owner of the camper is unknown, and the estimated loss from the 12:15 p.m. fire was $500. The 7th District Volunteer Fire Department took five minutes to bring the fire, which was spotted by a passerby, under control. Anyone with information regarding this incident can call the fire marshal’s Southern Regional Office at 443-550-6834.