ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A fast moving apartment fire in Howard County leaves at least two people without a home.
The blaze was first reported around 8:30 p.m. in the 8900-block of Town and Country Boulevard in Ellicott City.
Witnesses reported seeing residents trapped and hanging out the window of their ground-floor apartment.
Firefighters were able to assist those people and their two service dogs to safety.
No one was injured.
The apartment, however, appears to be a total loss. Those residents are being relocated to another apartment in the complex.
Several other apartments sustained minor smoke damage.
Investigators are now trying to determine what caused the fire.