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Fire Ruins Cambridge Home

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CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Authorities say a man sustained minor injuries after he jumped out of a two story window to escape a Friday night fire that left a Cambridge home in ruins.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the fire broke out shortly after 7 p.m. at a home located at 310 Muir St. It took 35 firefighters from the Rescue (Cambridge), Hurlock, Trappe and Oxford fire companies approximately 45 minutes to get the blaze under control.

Investigators said a 24-year-old male occupant received medical treatment at the scene after he sustained cuts and bruises from jumping out of a second story window.

The fire caused an estimated $90,000 in damage to the structure and another $30,000 in damage to its contents.

Investigators said the fire, which has been ruled accidental, was caused by a malfunctioning air conditioning unit in the living room.

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