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Fire Damages Home in Talbot County

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(Photo: Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office) (Photo: Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)

WITTMAN, Md.- Authorities have ruled as accidental a fire that heavily damaged a home in Talbot County over the weekend.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the two-alarm blaze occurred shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the two story dwelling, located at 8622 Sewell Point Road in Wittman . 

It took 49 firefighters from the St. Michaels and assisting volunteer fire companies approximately 90 minutes to get the fire under control.

The fire caused an estimated $130,000 in damage to the structure and another $20,000 in damage to its contents. There were no reported injuries. 

Investigators determined a mechanical failure in the home's mechanical room sparked the fire. 

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