Maryland Ave Fire Detracts From Annapolis Weekend

Fire on Maryland Avenue in Annapolis on April 17th during Croquet Match at St. John’s College

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While folks gathered in their finery: spring dresses, shorts, and fashionable hats to watch the croquet match between St. John’s Collage and the U.S. Naval Academy, a fire burned on Maryland Avenue creating large plume of smoke. Smelling heavily of tobacco, the smoke came from burning building next to The Smoke Shop. Blocked to traffic, to give firefighters the opporunity to battle the blaze, the oldest shopping district in Annapolis suffered substantial property damage. Early speculation points to an electrical malfunction as the most likely culprit.

Author: Nadja Maril

Nadja Maril is a communications professional who has over 10 years experience as a magazine editor. A writer and journalist, Maril is the author of several books including: "American Lighting 1840-1940", "Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide", "Me, Molly Midnight; the Artist's Cat", and "Runaway, Molly Midnight; the Artist's Cat". Former Editor-in-Chief of What's Up ? Publishing, in charge of three magazines: "What's Up? Annapolis", "What's Up? Eastern Shore", and "What's Up? Weddings", former Editor of Chesapeake Taste Magazine a regional lifestyle magazine based in Annapolis, and former Lighting Editor of Victorian Homes Magazine, Maril has written hundreds of newspaper and magazines articles on a variety of subjects..

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