Playground Fire Under Investigation In Eden

EDEN, Md.- The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a playground fire in Somerset County.

A passerby noticed the wooden deck of the playground equipment on Flower Hill Church Road in Eden on fire around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officials said.

Firefighters from the Fruitland Volunteer Fire Department controlled the blaze in about five minutes, but it still caused an estimated $1,000 in damage to the structure, officials said.

The cause is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780. 

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