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Fire Officials Say Chestertown Trash Can Fire Was Intentionally Set

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CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Fire officials are searching for a suspect who lit a fire in a 30-gallon plastic trash receptacle in Chestertown Tuesday night.

According to the Office of the State Fire Marshal, at 11:18 p.m. the Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the one alarm fire in the front lawn of a home on Wood Duck Lane.

Six firefighters had the blaze under control within two minutes.

Fire officials say the fire started when an unknown subject purposely ignited contents of the trash can.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal's Upper East Regional Office at 410-822-7609.

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