Salisbury assisted living residence fire intentionally set, fire marshals say

SALISBURY, Md. – An investigation is underway after an assisted living residence caught fire in Salisbury Wednesday afternoon.

The Salisbury Fire Department responded to 911 North Division Street at around 2:20 p.m. after an occupant reported the fire. The 2-alarm fire took more than 30 firefighters approximately 40 minutes to control.

State fire investigators say the fire was intentionally set, but they are still working to determine where the fire began in the residence. Total damage has been estimated at $17,000.

Anyone with information on this blaze is urged to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780.

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