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House Fire in Federalsburg Under Investigation

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View of the house fire in Federalsburg from Chopper 16 (Photo: WBOC) View of the house fire in Federalsburg from Chopper 16 (Photo: WBOC)
Firefighters on scene of a house fire Monday afternoon in Federalsburg (Photo: WBOC) Firefighters on scene of a house fire Monday afternoon in Federalsburg (Photo: WBOC)
FEDERALSBURG, Md. - The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire at a home in Federalsburg, Md.

Fire officials say it happened just after 3 p.m. Monday in the 3400 block of Houston Branch Road. They say it was called in by someone who was passing by and noticed the smoke and flames.

The Denton Volunteer Fire Company tells WBOC there was some type of explosion at the house, and say they think it was a Propane tank explosion. The State Fire Marshal would not confirm that, however, and says the cause is still under investigation.

Fire officials say the fire took roughly 30 minutes and 35 firefighters to get it under control, but not before causing $50,000 worth of damages.

Anyone with any information regarding this fire please contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.
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