UPDATE: Power Cords Result Of Shed Fire In Prince Frederick

FIRE MARSHAL UPDATE: The fire was the result of the failure of an extension cord, which was plugged into a power strip within one of the sheds. Structure loss of the two 10x12 sheds is estimated at $4,000.00 and contents of $1,000.00. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. 

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - On July 12, just before 7 p.m., firefighters responded to the shed fire with extension into a home on Bay Avenue in Dares Beach.

Crews worked quickly to extinguish the flames and to ensure no further damage was caused to nearby homes. No injuries have been reported.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal Office has been notified and requested to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available.

Photos courtesy of the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department.

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