Update - Evening fire causes massive damage to Wayside Store

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UPDATE - On January 9 at 7:32 a.m., a passing motorist discovered a fire at the Wayside Store located on Rock Point Road of Newburg. Sixty members from the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire and had it under control in twenty-five minutes.

The investigation that followed revealed the fire was caused intentionally and incendiary in nature. The fire caused extensive damage to the store and its contents, racking up an estimated $400,000 in costs. The store was not open at the time of the fire. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6832.

Newburg Md. - Jan. 9, 7:38pm First reponders are in route to a reported structure fire at Wayside Store. It's reported that smoke and flames are seen inside the building.

This is a developing story. We will keep you updated

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