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Explosions, Fire Cause Building's Roof To Collapse In Cecil County

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- A massive fire and multiple explosions led to the entire roof of an Elkton commercial building to collapse.

Firefighters from multiple companies responded to the scene in the 900 block of Blue Ball Road around 5 p.m. Friday.

Singerly Fire Company Chief Timothy R. Poore Jr. said in a press release that the roof collapsed after the fire and several explosions.

Captain Jeff Long was over the scene where flames and clouds of smoke could be seen coming out of the roof.

Crews were able to get the fire under control in about one hour.

One firefighter was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the explosions remains under investigation.

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