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Maryland Fire Marshal Looking Into Washington County Blaze

October 19th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire which did over $100,000 damage to a residence in Williamsport yesterday afternoon.

It took about an hour and a half for 40 firefighters to get the blaze under control. 

There were no injuries.  Officials are looking for the public's help in determining the cause of the fire.



Date: October 18, 2016

Time: 4:04 p.m.

Location / Address:  11475 Golden Lea Lane, Williamsport, Washington County

Type of Incident: structure fire

Description of Structure / Property: vacant single-family dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Robert Carr 

Injuries or Deaths: none

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $107,000   Contents: $ none

Smoke Alarm Status: present

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: not required

Arrests(s): none

Primary Responding Fire Department: Williamsport

# of Alarms:   1     # Of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: 1 1/2 hours

Discovered By: neighbor

Area of Origin: under investigation

Preliminary Cause: under investigation

Additional Information: Anyone with information is requested to contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 301-766-3888.

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