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Welding Accident Cause Of Rising Sun Fire Thursday, Maryland State Fire Marshal Says

RISING SUN, Md. (WJZ) -- The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said a welding accident caused a two-alarm fire Thursday in Cecil County.

The fire broke out in a business just before 11:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Joseph Biggs Memorial Highway, officials said. Firefighters from the Rising Sun Fire Company found heavy fire in a garage with a vehicle inside. An employee was welding under a car, which started the fire. The flames quickly spread and the employees couldn't control it.

No one was injured.

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