Illegal Fireworks Lead to $50,000 Damage of Hanover Home

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    Officials say illegal fireworks led to a basement fire at a Hanover home Friday afternoon.

    According to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, crews responded to the 7500 block of Lemon Tree Court for a report of smoke. The fire was located and contained to one room inside the single family home's basement.

    No one was injured and fire officials say the damage is estimated at $50,000.

    The homeowners were issued a citation for possessing illegal fireworks.