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14 people displaced after early morning fire in Indian Head


INDIAN HEAD, Maryland— We are receiving reports of a serious fire which has displaced several people.

At approximately 3:02 a.m. on Nov. 13, first responders were alerted to the 4000 block of the Indian Head Highway to reports that a multi-family structure was on fire.

Police were first on the scene and found fire through the roof of the building.

Further fires were later discovered by firefighters on the second floor of the structure. Volunteers from across the region would work quickly to keep the fire going.

SMECO was called to the scene to help shut down and contain the power to the property. The American Red Cross was also called to the scene to help displaced residents.

A total of 14 people are believed to have been displaced by the incident. This total includes eight adult males, five adult females and a 4-year-old female.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Units operated at the scene for nearly four hours before returning to their quarters.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. The fire marshal was called to the scene shortly after the fire was extinguished to conduct a full investigation.

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide additional details as they become available.

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