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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Bainbridge building fire ruled arson; probe continues
Bainbridge building fire ruled arson; probe continues

Investigators have determined last month's fire that gutted the vacant Memorial Hall building on the former Bainbridge Naval Training Center property in Cecil County was deliberately set. "Investigators determined a person or persons gained entry and intentionally ignited the interior of the school," the Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a statement Wednesday. "An estimated damage in loss could not be determined due to the structure being a historic landmark." The fire was reported early Sept. 21 on the former Navy property in Port Deposit, which had served as a private school from 1901 until the Navy came in 1942. Memorial Hall was constructed for the...