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One Firefighter Treated for Heat Exhaustion in Coney Blaze

July 30th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office is reporting that one of the firefighters battling a blaze on Robin Street, in Lonaconing, Monday afternoon had to be treated for heat exhaustion.

The call came into Allegany County 911 for a structure fire at a vacant two story wood frame single family dwelling owned by Troy Nightengale.

A 17 year old juvenile has been charged with setting the fire.

The total loss is estimated at $5000



Date:  July 29, 2019

Time: 5:04 p.m.

Location / Address:  24 Robin Street, Lonaconing, Allegany County

Type of Incident: structure fire

Description of Structure / Property: vacant two-story wood frame single-family dwelling

Owner / Occupants:  Troy Nightengale / vacant

Injuries or Deaths: one firefighter treated for heat exhaustion at scene

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $5,000            Contents: $0

Smoke Alarm Status:    none present

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  not required

Arrests(s):   male juvenile (17 years of age)

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Good Will Fire Company No. 1

# of Alarms: 1     # Of Firefighters: 62

Time to Control:   45 minutes

Discovered By:  neighbor

Area of Origin:  living room

Preliminary Cause:    arson 

Additional Information: Juvenile will be referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice on charges of 2nd degree arson, destruction of property, burglary, and trespassing.



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