Apartment Fire in Denton, MD; Multiple Residents Displaced


Multiple individuals who were living in 11 separate units at a three-story apartment building in Denton have been displaced after a fire occurred yesterday. The blaze started in the interior second floor stairwell, but the cause is still under investigation. Damage is estimated at $175,000. The smoke alarm status was present with activation according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents.

If anyone has information regarding this fire, please contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.