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Playland's Castaway Cove in Ocean City to reopen Saturday following 4-alarm fire
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Playland's Castaway Cove in Ocean City to reopen Saturday following 4-alarm fire

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Fire investigators comb through the wreckage of the fire at Playland’s Castaway Cove in Ocean City on Friday. The amusement park’s building on the Boardwalk caught fire Jan. 30.

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OCEAN CITY — Playland’s Castaway Cove on the Boardwalk is set to reopen Saturday, two months after a four-alarm fire destroyed the entrance to the property.

The park will use a side entrance while a temporary deck is built in place of the structure that caught fire.

In February, law enforcement agencies determined the four-alarm fire Jan. 30 at Castaway Cove was accidental. The blaze destroyed the building that housed an arcade and offices for the amusement park, a juice bar and the adjacent Dairy Queen and Hamburger Construction Company.

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