Fire damages trailer in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE - A Sunday morning fire caused about $15,000 in structural damage to a trailer in Knoxville, according to a Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office news release.
Fire marshals said the fire reportedly occurred overnight in the 2000 block of Hoffmaster Road but was not reported until about 9 a.m. The trailer, owned by Charles Thompson and occupied by John and Renee Ashbaugh, and its contents were destroyed, fire marshals said.
Fire marshals said the Ashbaughs were not home at the time of the fire, and the cause of it was under investigation Sunday.
Anyone with information on the incident may contact fire marshals at 301-791-4758.
Break-in, vandalism reported in county
The following incidents were reported to the Washington County Sheriff's Office over the weekend:
· About $500 in damage was reported to the front door of Downsville General Store on 8638 Downsville Pike about 5 a.m. Sunday. According to the sheriff's office, the damage appeared to be the result of an attempted break-in.