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Overnight Fire Displaces Tenants on Mechanic Street

July 1st, 2016 by WCBC Radio


Date: 6/30/16

Time: 11:57 P.M.

Location / Address: 11 Valley Street, Cumberland, Allegany County 

Type of Incident: Fire 

Description of Structure / Property: 2 Story Apartment building 

Owner / Occupants: Ronald Llewellyn  

Injuries or Deaths: N/A 

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: 30,000   Contents: 10,000

Smoke Alarm Status: Present and activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not required 

Arrests(s): N/A 

Primary Responding Fire Department: Cumberland

# of Alarms: 1    # Of Firefighters: 12 

Time to Control: 10 minutes

Discovered By: Occupant

Area of Origin: Interior Living Room 

Preliminary Cause: Accidental – Improperly discarded smoking material

Additional Information: Occupants are being assisted by the American Red Cross. 

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