Crumpton Fire Deemed Arson

State fire investigators say a 19th-Century home in Queen Anne’s County was damaged by arson. Fire broke out at the unoccupied home on Broad Street in Crumpton and was discovered by a passer-by. Firefighters spent an hour getting it under control. The blaze caused $60,000 in damage to the home, which was built in 1889. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the blaze as arson.