OAKLAND — The cause of a Friday fire that destroyed several antique vehicles in a garage of an Oakland residence has not yet been determined, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
The fire at 3872 Mayhew Inn Road was discovered by the owner Kenneth Monn at about 7:40 p.m., prompting the response of 35 volunteer firefighters of the Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Department and mutual aid companies.
The vintage vehicles stored in the two-story detached garage were destroyed, resulting in a loss estimated at $150,000 in contents and $65,000 to the wood frame structure with steel siding, according to the fire marshal's office.
The cause and origin of the fire remains under investigation by state fire investigators.
It reportedly took 30 minutes for firefighters to control the blaze.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 301-766-3888.