HAGERSTOWN, MD — A Hagerstown Fire Fighter was taken to the hospital yesterday after a fire at the intersection of Sycamore and South Streets.

The Hagerstown Fire Department announced that shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, the Washington County 911 center received multiple calls for a structure fire near the intersection of Sycamore and South Streets.

“Arriving units found heavy fire on the outside burning into a 2-1/2 story building, along with the roof of a garage on fire next to it. Crews got water on the fire quickly, but still had fire extension into both the 1st and 2nd floors of the building. The fire extension inside the building was minimal.”

The HFD reported one firefighter was transported from the scene to the hospital but had no update on the firefighter’s condition.

The City Fire Marshal’s Office is actively investigating the cause of the blaze. Anyone with information is asked to contact their office at 301-790-2476.