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Terrace Garden Apartment Fire Displaces 4

Two women, two children had to stay elsewhere after fire near Route 40, which also sent one to the hospital.

One man was taken to a hospital and four people were left homeless by a fire Tuesday night at 702 Pulaski Highway in Havre de Grace, according to Chief Scott Hurst of the Susquehanna Hose Company. 

The fire began on a stovetop in a residence at Terrace Garden Apartments around 5:30 p.m., then spread to cabinets, the ceiling and the wall, Hurst said.

“A neighbor went in and tried to extinguish the fire…and [he] was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation that was non-life-threatening,” Hurst added.

Within 10 minutes of arriving at the apartment, firefighters had the blaze under control, Hurst said.

Two women and two children were displaced as a result of the fire, which according to Hurst caused $3,000 to $4,000 in damages.

The Susquehanna Hose Company helped find lodging for the women and children, said Hurst.

Denise October 18, 2012 at 03:01 PM
We thank you for you're help. But we are still displaced and have no where to stay...if any has info on an apartment for $700 or less I would appreciate it your help. Thank you from me, my daughter and her twins.

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