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Shed fire in wooded area in Howard County

Posted at 9:57 PM, Nov 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-20 21:59:35-05

There was a shed fire in Howard county Sunday.

Around 6 p.m. firefighters were called to a wooded area in the 13800 block of Clarksville Pike in Highland after a passerby noticed the flames.

Authorities found an exterior shed and nearby woods in flames and worked quickly to get the fire under control.

There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. The estimated damage to the shed is 25,000.

According to firefighters it appears the fire was sparked when a tree fell into an electrical line.

The investigation is ongoing.

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