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Electrical fire in Maryland causes significant damage, death of pets

By nfpa@jiveon.com Two cats are dead in the aftermath of a fire at a townhouse this week in Edgewood, Maryland. According to WBFF-TV, the electrical fire caused $80,000 in structural damage, and $20,000 in content lost. The home’s smoke alarm system was working.

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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