DENTON, Md. - An accidental fire at a local business caused $70,000 in damages in Denton. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, the owner of the property was working in the shed used for disassembling vehicles, when the fire started inside of a vehicle.
The blaze at Schultz & Sons Salvage on Meeting House Road, took 20 firefighters from three departments around 40 minutes to control. Damages are estimated at $70,000.
The Fire Marshal's Office says that the cause of the fire was fluids of the vehicle ignited by sparks while being drained.