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Superstorm Sandy's winds whip Md. house fire

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:22pm  ET

EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) -- Anne Arundel County fire officials say winds from superstorm Sandy fed a house fire in Edgewater that caused extensive damage.

The fire broke out about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Firefighters arrived to find flames on the second story and the roof.

Fire Department Division Chief Michael Cox tells The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/VClmOX) that the winds, at their peak at that time, were feeding the blaze.

It took firefighters an hour to get the blaze under control.

The fire caused $150,000 in damage. No one was injured.

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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://capitalgazette.com


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