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A blaze in Pocomoke City is reported to have left one dead and another injured.

The Saturday fire began at around 5 a.m .with firefighters from the Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Company finding a two-and half story single family home ablaze.  

The Worcester County Fire Marshall’s office says that in the initial search of the first floor firefighters found one victim who was sent onto a burn center in Baltimore.

A later search of the house discovered the body of the second victim.

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Three house fires have hit Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore.

Two in Wicomico County

And, one in Somerset County.

A Thursday night blaze in the 800 block of North Division Street caused $30-thousand in damage to a wood-frame detached garage.

Another struck a West Chester Street single-family home at 2:15 am this morning.

Fire marshal documents say it began on the back porch.

Firefighters came from Delmar, Fruitland and Salisbury putting out the blaze in around 45 minutes which cause a total of $95-thousand in damage to the home and its contents.