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Fire At Southern Md. Vineyard Causes $2.5M In Damage

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) -- A fire at a southern Maryland vineyard Monday morning caused $2.5 million in damage to the facility and its contents, the state fire marshal's office said.

The fire broke out at a bottling and storage facility at Running Hare Vineyard near Prince Frederick just after 6 a.m. Monday.

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Courtesy: Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal

Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control in 45 minutes.

The fire marshal's office said the loss of the building, wine and equipment totaled $2.5 million.

In a Facebook post, the vineyard said the fire did not affect its tasting room or events building and no one was injured.

There has been a fire at Running Hare Vineyard in our production facility this morning. There were no injuries. The...

Posted by Running Hare Vineyard on Monday, September 30, 2019

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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