RISING SUN, MD (AP) – Six animals died in a fire caused by an electrical issue at a Maryland zoo. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said the blaze that erupted in Plumpton Park Zoo’s Reptile Building Saturday killed four birds and two snakes. The zoo said Rising Sun Fire personnel and zoo staff rescued eight other animals during the blaze. Officials say the building where the animals were housed suffered about $150,000 in damage. The zoo is asking for the community’s help to rebuild the structure.