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Friday Night Fire Ruled as Fourth Arson in Cambridge


CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Deputy State Fire Marshals continue to seek the help of the public concerning multiple intentionally set fires in the community of Cambridge. The latest fire occurred late Friday night, and involved a two-story, vacant home at 812 Fairmount Avenue.

Officials said three other arson fires have occurred, including one on March 20th and two on March 26th. The first fire was set at 617 High Street, and involved a vacant, two-story, single-family dwelling. Damages to the structure are estimated at $90,000.

Authorities said the other two fires, which occurred on March 26th, also involved vacant, two-story, single-family dwellings. The structures were located at 601 Cross Street, with estimated damages of $15,000, and 523 Cedar Street, with estimated damages of $20,000.

According to fire officials, all four dwelling fires have been determined by investigators to have been intentionally set, and all have occurred within less than a half mile of each other.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal requests those living in the community and anyone passing through to contact investigators with any information about these incidents. Please contact the Lower Eastern Shore Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780 or the Arson Hotline at 1-800-492-7529.

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