Cause Of House Fire In Williamsport Under Investigation

The home was vacant at the time of the fire.


Duplex at 16246–16248 Wright Road IN Williamsport which was damaged by fire.  (Photo from Md. State Fire Marshal’s Office)

Williamsport, Md (KM) The cause of a house fire in Williamsport in Washington County Thursday night remains under investigation.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire fighters were called out shortly before 7:00 PM to  16246-16248 Wright Road for a vacant, two-story duplex on fire.  62 fire fighters spent 50 ,minutes bringing the flames under control. No one was injured.

Damage to the home is estimated at $50,000 to the structure..

Investigators say the fire originated in the second-floor and attic area.

By Kevin McManus