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Fire Does $20,000 Damage To Flintstone Shed & Vehicle

February 16th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Firemen were called to Old Williams Road in the Flintstone area early this morning for a fire at a shed.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, the call came in just after 2:30 AM and involved a shed and vehicle belonging to Michael Hofstetter.

Flintstone VFD took about 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control.

Damage to the shed and a nearby Ford F-250 totaled $20,000.




Date: 2/16/17

Time: 2:41 A.M.

Location / Address: 21801 Old Williams Road., SE Flintstone,  Allegany County 

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Shed/Vehicle

Owner / Occupants: Michael Hofstetter

Injuries or Deaths: N/A 

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

Smoke Alarm Status: Not required

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not required

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Flintstone 

# of Alarms: 1   # Of Firefighters: 10

Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By: Owner

Area of Origin: Under Investigation

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: The shed was a total loss.  The fire spread to a 2005 Ford F250 which was parked next to the shed and was also a total loss.

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