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Fire Causes $300K in Damage to Talbot Co. Commercial Building

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EASTON, Md. - A Talbot County commercial building was heavily damaged by fire Friday morning and authorities are investigating the cause.

According to the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal, a passerby reported the fire around 3 a.m .at 18 N. Hanson St. in Easton.

Authorities said nearly 70 firefighters from the Easton Volunteer Fire Department responded to put out the fire in the single-story brick building owned by SSM Associates.

The fire took about an hour to control and caused an estimated $300,000 in damage.

The fire marshal said the fire started in the building's interior but investigators are still determining the exact cause.

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

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