House Fire Likely Caused By Space Heater

Baker Petroleum

A house fire in Caroline County may have been caused by a space heater kept close to combustible materials, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.

The fire on Main Street in Preston broke out late Tuesday morning, starting in a second-floor bedroom. No injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $100,000 to the structure and $50,000 to its contents.