Fire Destroys Severn Home, Family on Vacation

SEVERN, Md. (CBSDC) — A fire gutted a home in Severn early Sunday morning, the family was on vacation.

A neighbor saw smoke and called the fire department around 6:30 a.m. but the flames were too intense for them to fight the blaze inside.

Firefighters had the fire under control about an hour later, but only the shell of the first floor remained.

Neighbors say the family left for a vacation in Aruba the day before.

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