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Poultry House Destroyed by Fire in Federalsburg

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FEDERALSBURG, Md.- Authorities are investigating an early Monday morning fire that left a Federalsburg poultry house in ruins.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze occurred at around 3:35 a.m. at the 42-foot by 400-foot structure, located at 26692 Chipmans Lane. 

It took 40 firefighters from the Federalsburg, Preston, Denton, Hurlock, Eldorado, East New Market and Bridgeville volunteer fire companies, approximately 45 minutes to get the fire under control. 

There were no reported injuries. Investigators said the poultry house did not contain any birds at the time of the fire, as it was in-between flocks.

Damage to the structure was estimated at $300,000. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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