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House fire closes road in Westminster

Salem Bottom Road was closed for about an hour Friday afternoon for a house fire in Westminster. At about 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, firefighters from the Winfield, Sykesville, Gamber and New Windsor fire companies responded to reports of a kitchen fire in a home in the 4000 block of Salem Bottom Road in Westminster. The fire was under control in about 10 minutes. There is no estimate of the cost of damage, according to Assistant Chief Mark Davis, of the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Company.