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Man burned, family displaced after early-morning fire in Edgewood Tuesday

A man was treated for burns and a family was displaced after a fire in Edgewood early Tuesday morning that authorities say was caused by unattended cooking, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

The fire, reported at 12:51 a.m. in the 500 block of Arum Court, caused $75,000 worth of damage to a two-story home, according to a notice of investigation from the Fire Marshal's Office.

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A preliminary investigation has concluded the fire was caused accidentally by unattended cooking in the kitchen, according to the notice.

A 22-year-old man, who lives in the home, was taken to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center in Baltimore and treated for second-degree burns to the hands and feet, according to the notice.

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The man was expected to be released Tuesday or Wednesday, Senior Deputy State Fire Marshal Oliver Alkire, spokesman for the Office of the State Fire Marshal, said Tuesday.

About 30 firefighters from fire companies in Abingdon, Joppa-Magnolia, Aberdeen Proving Ground and Bel Air spent 10 minutes controlling the blaze.

The residents were displaced and are being assisted by relatives, according to fire officials.

The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reported being on the scene until 3:04 a.m. and bringing 12 volunteers to the fire.

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The company's air unit also responded to refill the firefighters' air tanks, the fire company said.

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