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Md. Fire Marshal Investigates Ceiling Fire Inside Church Hall

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DELMAR, Md.- The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire that happened inside the community hall at Melson United Methodist Church outside of Delmar.

Fire officials said that at around 6 p.m. Sunday, a church member noticed the fire that started in the ceiling of building, located at 32704 Melson Road.

Officials said firefighters from the Delmar, Parsonsburg and Pittsville fire companies responded to the fire that took one hour to put out. There were no reported injuries.

Officials said a preliminary investigation reveals the fire was accidental and caused by an electrical malfunction.

Damage is estimated at $5,000.




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