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Accidental Motel Fire In Trappe Displaces Two Families

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TRAPPE, Md. - A Friday morning fire at a motel in Talbot County, has been ruled accidental.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says around 9:25 AM, a fire started inside apartment 13 of the Talbot Landing Motel on Ocean Gateway.

The one alarm blaze reportedly took 45 firefighters from 4 departments, 20 minutes to control. Total damages are estimated at $13,000. Officials say no one was injured.

Officials say the flames were caused by an electrical malfunction of a multi-plug power strip, and have ruled the fire as accidental.

The Red Cross is assisting two families after the fire displaced them.

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