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Small Fire at Wye Research Center Ruled Accidental

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QUEENSTOWN, Md. - The Maryland State Fire Marshal says an electrical fire at the University of Maryland Wye Research and Education Center in Queenstown, was ruled accidental.

Fire Officials say it happened just before 8 a.m. Saturday on Wye Narrows Drive. They say it was called in by workers at the facility.

Officials say the fire originated in an electrical appliance and burned itself out. However, they say it caused $5,000 in damages before it was extinguished.

Fire officials say working smoke alarms were present and did go off during the fire in Queenstown.

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