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Hampstead garage fire causes $5,000 in damage

By Blair Ames, bames@tribune.com

9:43 AM EDT, September 3, 2013

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A garage fire in Hampstead Sunday morning caused $5,000 in damage, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office.

At 10:18 a.m. Sunday a trash bag placed inside the garage at 2660 Old Fort Schoolhouse Road spontaneously ignited. It was placed in front of a glass door and ignited due to the heat of the sun, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office.

The one-alarm fire drew 15 firefighters who had the fire under control in five minutes. No injuries were reported.