After 9 p.m. on Thursday, firefighters responded to a working house fire in the 10700 block of Graeloch Road, the department reported.
Approximately 40 firefighters helped extinguish the fire and prevent the blaze from spreading through the single-family home, according to the report.
There were no injuries as a result of the fire, the report said.
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services anticipated the house would be deemed uninhabitable due to damage, according to the report. A family that lived there would be displaced, according to The Baltimore Sun.
The cause and origin of the blaze were under investigation, the department reported.