CLARKESVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Howard County fire officials are on the scene of a two-alarm fire.
The fire is located at 6048 Blue Point Court in Clarkesville, Maryland.
Officials say heavy fire is showing from the second floor of a townhouse. Two townhouses are involved in the fire.
Howard County fire officials say they are in a defensive mode with mutual aid from Montgomery County.
The Red Cross has been requested to assist one occupant and one pet that was evacuated from one of the homes, officials said.
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