ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Maryland fire investigators say one person is dead after a fire broke out in a mobile home in Cecil County.

The fire broke out early Thursday at the home on Blue Ball Road in Elkton. Officials say it took 50 firefighters an hour-and-a-half to control the one-alarm blaze.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Maryland State Police say the fire claimed the life of 39-year-old Curtis Lee Church.  No other injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $50,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause of Church’s death.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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