Fire causes $500K in damage at Salvation Army store in Cambridge

Salvation Army Fire causes $500K in damage at Salvation Army store in CambridgeUPDATE: The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire was caused by a short in an electric cable.

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More than 125 firefighters from four counties battled a four-alarm fire on Monday afternoon at a Salvation Army store in Cambridge.

The State Fire Marshal says the blaze ignited just after 1 p.m. ET at the store located on Race Street.

The fire reportedly began on the first floor of the store and spread to unoccupied apartments upstairs, causing approximately $500,000 in damage.

An attached structure also incurred smoke and water damage.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Officials said they found no signs of arson, but have reason to believe fireworks may have played a part in the fire.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call investigators at 410-713-3780.

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