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Fire Set On Tracks Of Scenic Railroad

August 31st, 2014 by WCBC Radio

City Police were called to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Bridge in reference to a fire.  The Cumberland Fire Department was on the scene and had the fire extinguished.  A suspect was observed and ran from the scene but was stopped a short distance away.   The fire was contained to one cross tie on the main track.  The cross tie was actually burning when the train traveled on the track.  The damage is estimated at $2,000.00.  The suspect is a 16 year old male juvenile who was charged with malicious burning and second degree arson 

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