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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Two Sent to Hospital After Cambridge House Fire

CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Authorities say two people are in the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation they suffered in a fire that broke out in a Cambridge house early Thursday morning.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze occurred shortly after 1 a.m. at a two-story home belonging to C.L. Rippons located at 600 Moores Avenue.
It took 10 firefighters from the Rescue (Cambridge) Fire Company approximately 25 minutes to get the blaze under control.
Two occupants sustained smoke inhalation and were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment. Both occupants are listed in critical but stable condition.
The fire caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to the home, and another $10,000 in damage to its contents. There was no smoke alarm, investigators said.
Authorities said the fire started in the home's living room. The cause of the blaze remains under

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