Fire damages residence in Preston

A fire on second-floor, back porch caused $250K to this residence on Fooks Avenue in Preston.

PRESTON — A fire did some $250,000 in damages to a Preston residence Wednesday afternoon, May 11.

Firefighters responded to the two-story, single-family dwelling owned by Connie Boss at 107 Fooks Avenue after a neighbor reported the fire at 2:02 p.m.

Lead by Preston Volunteer Fire Company, 25 firefighters controlled the blaze in about an hour.

No injuries were reported. A smoke alarm was present, the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said.

Investigators said the fire started on the back porch of the second floor. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding this fire is asked to contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.