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Unattended Cooking Blamed for Cambridge House Fire

Posted: Mar 22, 2018 8:34 AM Updated:
(Photo credit: Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office) (Photo credit: Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)

CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Authorities say unattended cooking caused a fire that heavily damaged a home in Cambridge on Wednesday night. 

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze occurred just before 7:30 p.m. at a two story home converted into two apartments at 810 Locust St.

It took 30 firefighters approximately half an hour to get the two-alarm fire under control. 

The fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage to the structure and another $20,000 in damage to its contents. There were no reported injuries.

A smoke alarm was present but did not activate, according to investigators. 

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