OAKLAND, Md. (WJZ) — A fire caused $600,000 in damage to a business in Garrett County on New Year’s Eve, the state fire marshal’s office said.
The fire broke out around 11:20 p.m. at Maryland Minerals in the 400 block of Quarry Road northeast of Oakland. Officials said a passerby discovered the blaze, which left the building and its contents at a complete loss.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 85% Of Maryland Adults Vaccinated
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Forty-five firefighters were able to put out the flames in around 75 minutes.MORE NEWS: Covid-19 Numbers Are Getting Better. But Where They Go From Here Will Depend On Vaccinations, Fauci Says
The fire marshal’s office said no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.