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Clear Spring House Fire Under Investigation

December 29th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The State Fire Marshals office is investigating a Clear Spring house fire.

The following report has been issued:


Location/Address:  11502 Dam #5 Road, Clear Spring, Washington County

Type of Incident: structure fire

Description of Structure / Property:  private woodworking shop

Owner / Occupants: Michael Stains

Injuries or Deaths: none

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $2,000  Contents: $10,000

Smoke Alarm Status:  none present

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: none present

Arrests(s): none

Primary Responding Fire Department: Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1       # Of Firefighters: 46

Time to Control:  1 hour

Discovered By:  family member

Area of Origin:  front interior of woodworking shop

Preliminary Cause: under investigation

Additional Information: Fire destroyed extensive amount of woodworking equipment and tools in the structure.