Talbot County House Fire Rule Accidental - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Talbot County House Fire Rule Accidental

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ROYAL OAK, Md. - Officials have ruled a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Royal Oak, accidental.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says the fire broke out just before 3PM, in the Thorneton Road home. It began in the interior laundry and storage room.

The blaze reportedly took 41 firefighters from three area departments, 30 minutes to control. Damages are estimated at $60,000. Luckily, no one was injured during the fire.

Officials say it was sparked by an electrical malfunction of the washing machine.

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