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Ocean City Icon Reopening After Being Destroyed by Fire

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    Ocean City Icon Reopening After Being Destroyed by Fire
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    The Dough Roller in Ocean City plans to reopen next week.

    The owner of the Dough Roller, an Ocean City boardwalk icon destroyed by fire, said the pizzeria will reopen in a new building next week.

    Bill Gibbs said they'll open March 27, pending municipal permits and inspections and hold a grand opening about a week later.

    The 9,800-square-foot building replaces a restaurant, T-shirt shop and second-floor apartments destroyed in a nine-alarm fire last March. Marty's Playland nextdoor was seriously damaged.

    The fire started in an alley between the arcade and restaurant after a Dough Roller employee flicked a cigarette from a window. The Ocean City Fire Marshal's office ruled the blaze accidental. The employee was charged with arson and later acquitted.