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Update: Official: Overnight Garage Fire Spreads to House and Nearby Building

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PRINCESS ANNE, Md.- The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says a garage fire Sunday night in Somerset County spread to a home and a nearby pole building, causing a total of $225,000 in damages.

According to Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Company Chief Brian Barnette, crews responded to the blaze just after 11:45 p.m. Sunday night. 

The State Fire Marshal said Monday that the fire was reported by the home's owner who called 911. Firefighters from  Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Company, Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Department and Deal Island-Chance Volunteer Fire Department, according to officials. 

Fire officials say it took about 35 firefighters around an hour and a half to extinguish the flames. They say the fire was under control around 1:30 a.m. Monday.

Barnette said everyone made it out of the home safely. No injuries were reported. The State Fire Marshal said the initial damage to the garage was estimated at $15,000 to the garage with another $10,000 in damages to the garage's contents. Officials say once the fire spread from the garage to the home and pole building, it resulted in an additional $200,000 in damages.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze.
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