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Fire in Mardela Springs Sparked by Wood Stove

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MARDELA SPRINGS, Md.- Authorities say a wood stove sparked an early Wednesday morning fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a pole barn in Mardela Springs. 

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office, the blaze started just after 12:30 a.m. in an interior wood shop of a 20-foot by 36-foot building located on the 7000 block of Hurleys Neck Road. The Mardela, Hebron, Westside and Sharptown fire departments responded to the scene and got the fire under control in 20 minutes, investigators said. 

The fire caused about $10,000 in damage to the structure and another $10,000 to the contents, according to the Fire Marshal's office. There were no reported injuries. 

The fire has been ruled accidental. 

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