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Salisbury Home Damaged by Fire, Unattended Candle Suspected as Cause

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SALISBURY, Md.- A candle left burning unattended is suspected of igniting a house fire that damaged a home in Salisbury on Wednesday. 

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, the fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. at the single-story home at 407 Robinson Street in Salisbury.

It took crews about 20 minutes to control the fire, which started in the home's family room.

The fire marshal credits working smoke alarms for alerting the residents and giving them time to escape the fire without injury.

Damage to the home and its contents is estimated at $30,000.

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