MT. AIRY, Md. (WJZ) — Crews were working Monday afternoon to get a barn fire in Howard County under control, authorities said.

The fire was reported shortly after 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of Mullinix Mill Road in Mt. Airy, according to Howard County Fire & EMS.

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Based on preliminary details, authorities do not believe any animals or people were inside the barn when it caught fire.

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Part of the barn’s roof collapsed during the blaze, but it appeared crews had the flames contained by shortly before 2:30 p.m.

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There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire.

CBS Baltimore Staff