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Garage Fire on Pennsylvania Avenue Considered Arson

April 10th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says a Tuesday afternoon fire at a detatched garage located at 41 Pennsylvania Avenue is being investigated at an arson.  The blaze was discovered by the owner of the property and quickly extiguished. 

If you have information, you are asked to call 301-729-5540.




Date: April 9, 2019

Time: 4:20 p.m.

Location / Address:  41 Pennsylvania Avenue, Cumberland City, Allegany County

Type of Incident: structure fire 

Description of Structure / Property: residential detached garage 24×24 feet

Owner / Occupants: Robert Leupold

Injuries or Deaths:  none   

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 100                      Contents: $

Smoke Alarm Status: n/a

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: n/a

Arrests(s): none

Primary Responding Fire Department: Cumberland City

# of Alarms:  1      # Of Firefighters: 4

Time to Control:  5 minutes (extinguished by owner)

Discovered By: owner

Area of Origin:  exterior window

Preliminary Cause: arson

Additional Information: Anyone with information is requested to contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 301-729-5540

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