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Fire Leaves Hebron Home in Ruins

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HEBRON, Md. – The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office has ruled as accidental a Monday afternoon fire that left a Hebron home in ruins.

The fire broke out shortly after 1 p.m. at a two-story home located at 263000 Porter Mill Road. 

It took 25 firefighters from the Hebron, Mardela, Delmar and Sharptown fire departments about half an hour to get the fire under control. 

A dog died in the fire. There were no other reported injuries. 

The fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage to the structure and another $20,000 in damage to its contents. 

Investigators said the fire started due to a malfunctioning portable electric heating unit in a first floor bedroom.

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