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Firefighters say 25 acres were burning when they arrived and the fire grew to about 225 acres. Officials said they had gained control of the blaze by 9 p.m.
Mandatory evacuations were in place for about 50 homes in the area between Stowe Road and Joppe Avenue, but the order was lifted by 8 p.m.
There were no reports of serious property damage, but a trailer did go up in flames. The Associated Press contributed to this report.