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UPDATE: Fire Destroys Oldtown house

December 8th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

WCBC News has learned of a working house fire at 15506 Old Oldtown Road. The fire was reported at 4:26 AM Friday morning. Numerous fire companies on the scene. 

Fire Marshals Report:

Time: 4:26 A.M.

Location / Address:  15506 Oldtown Road, Oldtown, Allegany County

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: One-story wood framed single family dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Roger Piper (Owner)

Injuries or Deaths: N/A

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 80,000  Contents: $ 15,000

Smoke Alarm Status: Unknown

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: District 16

# of Alarms: 1    # Of Firefighters: 22

Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By: Passerby

Area of Origin: Interior of residence

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: Occupants were not living at the residence at the time of the fire.  The home is a total loss.  Anyone with information on this fire is asked to contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 301-766-3888.

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March 3rd, 2015 by WCBC Radio

At approximately 6:45 a.m., a working house fire was reported in Oldtown on Opessa Street. Multiple crews are on the scene battling the blaze. WCBC News is following the story and will report on additional information as it becomes available. 


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