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Two Treated for Smoke Inhalation, Cat Rescued from House Fire

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Firefighters in St. Mary's County have been busy over the last 24 hours.

A house fire broke out shortly after 6:30 p.m. on July 2, in the 23200 Block of Woodland Acres Road in California.

Firefighters from Bay District, Calvert, and Hollywood along with EMS crews from Hollywood arrived on the scene to discover heavy smoke showing and heavy fire in the attic area of the home. Everyone in the home was able to make it out safely.

After nearly 30 minutes of firefighting operations, the blaze was brought under control.

Two people were transported to St. Mary's Hospital for smoke inhalation and one cat was rescued and is expected to survive.

No word yet on the cause of the blaze. The fire remains under investigation.

Hours later, at 1:30 a.m. on July 3, firefighters got a call for report of a house fire in Golden Beach at 40614 Waterview Drive. No word on any injuries or what may have caused the blaze. As fire crews were wrapping up on Waterview Drive a third house fire broke out at 4:55 a.m. in an unoccupied residence located at 40208 Golden Beach Road.

Shortly after 8 a.m., fire crews received a two separate calls that both residences on Waterview Drive and Golden Beach Road were back on fire and that a small blaze broke out in the attic and roof areas.

More information to follow as it is released by the Maryland State Fire Marshalls.

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