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State Fire Marshal: Someone intentionally set fire to a vacant home in Aberdeen

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Posted at 10:57 AM, May 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 10:57:18-04

ABERDEEN, Md. — Someone intentionally set fire to a vacant home in Aberdeen.

A team of Deputy State Fire Marshals and K9 "Kachina" investigated a house fire in Aberdeen just after midnight on Sunday.

Investigators determined someone intentionally ignited the exterior of a vacant house on North Post Rd.

The Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. APG & Susquehanna Hose Company are credited for their quick actions and containing the fire to the front porch of the home.

No injuries were reported and the fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damages.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office at (410) 836-4844.