Two-alarm apartment fire reported in Carney

UPDATE 2: Officials have confirmed that the fire was caused by a lightning strike. Several pets were also rescued.

UPDATE: All residents have been successfully evacuated. No injuries have been reported.

Original story below…


CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a major, Saturday afternoon apartment fire in Carney.

The fire was reported at around 3 p.m. in the 2200-block of Lowells Glen Road (21234).

Arriving units found fire showing through the roof of a three-story apartment building.

Crews are working to evacuate tenants.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

Photo via J. Emminizer & Providence Volunteer Fire Company

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