Investigators deem Chestertown fire an arson

CHESTERTOWN, Md. - The Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating an arson that happened Thursday in Queen Anne's County.

Shortly before 2:40 PM, fire investigators say someone threw a molotov cocktail through the window of a vacant one-story home in the 2200 block of Pondtown Road in Chestertown.

Officials say the fire burned itself out and that no fire department had to respond. The fire caused an estimated $1,000 in damage to the house's structure. A bank contractor reportedly discovered the damage.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Upper Eastern Office of the State Fire Marshal in Easton at 410-822-7609.

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