Firefighters battle mulch factory fire

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Workers at a mulch factory in Howard County accidentally started a fire Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

Officials say the fire broke out around 8:30 a.m. along Old Frederick Road in Ellicott City.  They say two workers were working on a piece of equipment when it sparked and light some mulch on fire.

Crews made quick work of the fire, putting it out within an hour.

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