SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been arrested on arson charges stemming from a house fire that injured two firefighters, authorities said.

John Edward Cropper, 56, was arrested Friday on charges of first-degree arson, second-degree arson and malicious burning, the Worcester County fire marshal’s office said in a news release.

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The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the early-morning fire on June 22 destroyed a house and boat house and damaged three other homes in West Ocean City. The destroyed house and boat house weren’t occupied when the fire broke out.

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The Ocean City Fire Department said two firefighters were taken to hospitals with injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Cropper lived in Ocean City at time of the fire. He was arrested in Snow Hill.

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At his initial court appearance, he was ordered held without bail pending a bond review hearing this week, the fire marshal’s office said.