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Fire at Bob Evans in Easton Under Investigation

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EASTON, Md.- Fire Investigators are working to figure out what caused a 2-alarm fire at the Bob Evans restaurant in Easton. 

Employees from neighboring businesses first saw the smoke and quickly notified the Talbot County Emergency Operations Center.  Officers from the Easton Police Department arrived and confirmed fire was visible inside the restaurant.

Nearly 70 firefighters responded from Easton, St. Michaels, Oxford, Trappe, Preston, Cambridge, Cordova, and Queen Anne's Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Departments and controlled the blaze within 2 1/2 hours.  No injuries were reported during the incident.

Due to complete roof collapse, fire officials say investigators are working to remove large items from the debris to allow for safe access. The damage is estimated at $3.5 million.

Anyone with information regarding his incident is asked to contact the Upper Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal at 443-271-7160.

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