Mailbox Fire

A lit sparkler placed inside the mailbox at this house on Johnny Lane in Stevensville burned the contents inside.

STEVENSVILLE — The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating the malicious burning of mail inside a mailbox on Johnny Lane.

A lit sparkler had been placed inside the mailbox of Mary Stuart, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office, igniting and burning its contents. The sheriff’s office asked the fire marshal to investigate.

The incident is believed to have occurred between Aug. 28 and Sept. 5, investigators said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.

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