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9 Escape, 1 Injured in Early Howard County Fire

6:41 AM, Feb 16, 2013   |    comments
  • (Courtesy: Howard County Dept. of Fire and Rescue Services)
  • (Courtesy: Howard County Dept. of Fire and Rescue Services)
    
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COLUMBIA, Md. (WUSA) -- Nine residents escaped while a firefighter was injured during an early morning house fire in Howard County.

After 4 a.m. Saturday, firefighters battled heavy flames through the roof of a house on the 9300 block of Indian Camp. The fire was under control within an hour.

According to county officials, residents inside the apartment units were alerted by smoke alarms, but are now displaced. A firefighter hurt his leg but is expected to be okay.

The cause is under investigation.

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