Friday – Saturday, May 20-21, 2016. Over 80 firefighters from Carroll and Baltimore Co, and the Westminster Police Dept. responded with 20 pieces of equipment to a two–alarm fire in the 200 block of Gallatin Court, north of Westminster off Cranberry Rd.
The first call came into the county emergency communications center at 9:39. A second alarm was quickly sounded at 9:55.
Three families were displaced and two townhouses were destroyed in the blaze, but the fire did not spread farther thanks to the prompt and well-coordinated response by firefighters. Fire was declared under control at 1024 pm, but wrap-up and clean-up operations lasted until approximately 3 am, Sat. morning