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Firefighter hospitalized after horse stable fire in Port Deposit

Posted: 10:55 AM, Aug 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-13 12:01:39-04
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PORT DEPOSIT, Md. — The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a horse stable fire that injured a firefighter at the scene.

Officials say firefighters with the Water Witch Fire Company responded to the reported fire at Anchor & Hope Farm Inc. around 12:26 p.m. Monday.

It was reported that the fire originated from the inside. With the help of 50 firefighters, the flames were under control in about an hour-and-a-half. One firefighter was taken to a local hospital for treatment and has since been released.

It is unknown if there were any injuries to horses at the stable.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office at 410-836-4844