Family Dog Dies In Maryland House Fire

Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office

Easton, Md. – At approximately 12:30 on Sunday afternoon firefighters from the Easton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 200 block of East Earl Avenue for reports of a house fire.

Responding crews reported that a heavy column of smoke was visible while en route.  Upon arrival, crews reported heavy fire showing and immediately struck a second alarm.

Sixty-four fire firefighters worked for approximately two hours to bring the two-story, wood frame single family house fire under control.

Fire Marshals estimate the loss at $750,000.

Sadly the homeowner’s dog perished in the fire.

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