WINDSOR MILL, Md. (WJZ) — Officials have deemed a three-alarm fire that displaced more than two dozen families on Tuesday accidental in nature.
Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Department ruled the fire was caused by a malfunction in the building’s chimney exhaust system.READ MORE: Iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile To Make Appearances On Eastern Shore BWI To Extend Rent Relief For Food, Retail Stores Inside Airport
The blaze broke out just after 11:45 a.m. at the Tuscany Gardens Apartments in the unit block of Springridge Court near Windsor Mill. In total, 27 families were displaced across five buildings.
The fire spread in part due to a shared attic space, officials said.MORE NEWS: CVS Announces 570K Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Across 17 States, Including Maryland