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Cecil County Home Destroyed By Two Alarm Blaze, Family Displaced

Maryland State Fire Marshals's Office


Cecil County – At approximately 3:30 yesterday afternoon firefighters from Port Deposit responded to Horse Lane in Conowingo for reports of a house fire.

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Upon arrival, crews found a two-story wood frame single family dwelling on fire.

It took 30 firefighters an hour and a half to bring the two alarm blaze under control, according to officials.

The fire started outside the home as a result of discarded smoking material, officials said.

As a result of the fire five adults and three children were displaced and are being assisted by Red Cross. The dwelling and contents were a total loss.

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 50,000.00 Contents: $ 50,000.00


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