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Fire Marshal Issues Report On Bedford Road Blaze

February 14th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office is continuing to investigate the fire which occurred early Wednesday morning on Bedford Road.

The blaze did $70,000 in damage to a wood framed single family dwelling owned by Debbies Properties LLC.

30 firefighters responded, with Bedford Road as the lead department.  It only took 10 minutes to bring the 4 AM fire under control, but traffic was blocked for several hours during the operation and clean up.

Date: February 13, 2019

Time: 4:10 a.m.

Location / Address:  12800 Bedford Road NE, Cumberland, Allegany County

Type of Incident:  structure fire

Description of Structure / Property:  1-1/2 story wood frame single-family dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Debbies Properties LLC

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $70,000   Contents: $ (vacant)

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Bedford Road Volunteer Fire Dept

# of Alarms: 1   # Of Firefighters: 30

Time to Control: 10 minutes

Discovered By: passerby & neighbors

Area of Origin: under investigation

Preliminary Cause: under investigation


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