Welding mishap blamed for repair shop fire that caused $250,000 in damage

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A welding accident has been ruled as the cause of a fire on Thursday at Susquehanna Road Service in Rising Sun, Cecil County.

Damage was estimated at $250,000. No injuries were reported, according to the Maryland Fire Marshal’s Office.

Members of the Community Fire Company, Rising Sun, fought the blaze for an hour.

According to the Fire Marshal’s office, a car was on a lift. An employee was performing welding on the undercarriage and ignited combustibles on the vehicle.

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