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Mount Airy fire consumes commercial building

A fire chief observes the Mount Airy fire credit Michael Jordan BPE

Firefighters from Carroll, Howard, Frederick, and Montgomery counties responded earlier today to a 2-alarm blaze which engulfed an old commercial building in Mount Airy, Maryland. The fire, which began sometime before 3 pm at 1009 South Main Street in Mount Airy, was controlled by the combined fire crews, both from the ground and with the use of telescoping fire equipment.

As a precaution, neighboring structures were also saturated with water.

Charles Crabb, a volunteer firefighter with the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company, told the Baltimore Post-Examiner the blaze was completely contained by about 6 pm.  Crabb also said that no injuries were reported.

While it is unclear what the commercial building was currently being used for, a sign on the facade of the building next door indicated it once housed a Chevrolet dealership.

(The following images of the Mount Airy fire were captured by staff photographer Michael Jordan.)

Mt. Airy Fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE

Mt. Airy fire 2017_06_15 credit Michael Jordan BPE


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