MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. - Arson has apparently not been ruled out, in an equipment fire in Mardela Springs.
Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says the fire broke out around 6:15 AM on Thursday morning, in a Bobcat on Main Street Extended. Damages to the machine are estimated at $5,000. The cause and origin of the blaze, are still under investigation at this time.
Officials say a passerby discovered the fire. It reportedly took 5 firefighters from Mardela Springs's Department 20 minutes to control. Officials say they have not ruled out arson.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780.