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UPDATED: Fire Marshal Issues Report On House Fire In LaVale

April 16th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

A house fire was reported early Monday morning on Simpson Ave. in LaVale. The Allegany County Sheriff's Department arrived on the scene and observed heavy smoke coming from the structure. The LaVale Fire Chief put a number of units in to service. The Maryland State Fire Marshall is investigating.

Maryland State Fire Marshal's Report

Date: April 15, 2018

Time: 11:53 p.m.

Location / Address:  1108 Simpson Avenue,  LaVale, Allegany County

Type of Incident: structure fire

Description of Structure / Property:  two-story wood-frame duplex

Owner / Occupants:  Owner: Fisher Enterprises LLC

                                    Occupants:   Unit 1:   Bonnie and Darrell  McFadden

                                                          Unit 2:   Jennifer Shockey

Injuries or Deaths:  none

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $1,000   Contents: $0

Smoke Alarm Status: present – unknown if activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  not required

Arrests(s): none

Primary Responding Fire Department: LaVale

# of Alarms:  1  # Of Firefighters: 25

Time to Control:  5 minutes

Discovered By:   occupant of Unit 1

Area of Origin: common basement

Preliminary Cause: under investigation

Additional Information: Occupants are displaced and are being assisted by friends.


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