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Kent County, Md. Home Destroyed By Fire

Posted: Mar 15, 2018 10:58 AM Updated:

WORTON, Md - Investigators are searching for the cause of a late-night fire that destroyed a home in Kent County, Maryland on Wednesday.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, a homeowner noticed a fire burning outside her home at 11345 Station Road while she was watching television. She was able to safely evacuate. 

A neighbor also reportedly saw the fire and called 911. A smoke alerm inside the home activated after the homeowner observed the fire outside.

Twenty-nine firefighters from the Kennedyville Volunteer Fire Company responded and got the fire under control in less than 45 minutes.

Total losses are estimated at $170,000. There were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is encouraged to contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.

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