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February 01, 2010

House condemned after early morning fire; no one injured

No one was hurt in a two-alarm fire early Sunday in the Wilson Park neighborhood of Baltimore, but the single-family house was condemned, fire officials said. The dwelling was empty when the fire was reported at 4:23 a.m. Firefighters brought the blaze under control by 6:30 a.m. The city building inspector condemned the structure.

- Matthew Hay Brown

Frederick wants Md. to help pay for county's solar panels

Frederick County wants the state to help in adding solar collection systems on county buildings. County commissioners have approved a letter of interest to be sent to the Maryland Energy Administration about the public-private partnership. The state has $5 million to $6 million to install solar rooftop panels on state and local government buildings. The panels would allow the county to save on energy bills while giving a private developer the opportunity to install and retain ownership of the system.

- Associated Press

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