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Cause Determined in Salisbury Fire That Killed Four-Year-Old

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SALISBURY, Md. - Fire marshals have determined the cause of a house fire that killed a four-year-old girl earlier this month.

According to the Office of the State Fire Marshal, the investigation showed that while the victim, Aarionah Moore, was inside the home's rear utility room on Sept. 10, vapors from stored flammable liquids were ignited by the pilot light of a natural gas residential water heater stored inside that room.

Fire marshals said that because of the explosion that occurred, the storage room door became jammed and family members could not open it right away. The fire was ruled accidental.

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