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Updated: Fire Guts Two-Story Home in Hurlock

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HURLOCK, Md.- Multiple fire companies responded to an early morning house fire in Dorchester County on Tuesday.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. on North Main Street in Hurlock at a two-story home, and took 40 firefighters an hour to contain. 

According to firefighters on the scene, no one was injured and no one was home at the time. The property manager, who is also the victim's daughter, told WBOC the tenants were at work at the time of the fire. 

UPDATE: The Maryland State Fire Marshal says the cause of the fire is still under investigation, although they say it started on the first floor.  The fire caused $150,000 in property damage, $15,000 in content damage.  The Fire Marshal says Anita Campbell, who was the owner of the house, and Dell Williams, who was the first floor tenant, were displaced are being assisted by the Red Cross.

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