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UPDATE: Bowling Green Fire under investigation

August 29th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

A structure fire that occurred overnight at 13404 McMullen Highway, the former location of Personal Art Studio in Bowling Green. The fire was first reported around 10:50 PM Tuesday evening and firefighers battled the blaze for approximately 3 hours. Route 220 was closed for a period of time but has since been reopened to traffic. The Fire Marshal has issued the following report:

Date:  August 29, 2018

Time: 11:13 p.m.

Location / Address:  13404 McMullen Highway SW, Cumberland, Allegany County

Type of Incident: structure fire

Description of Structure / Property: one-story single-family residence

Owner / Occupants:  Craig Knippenberg

Injuries or Deaths:  none

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 65,000     Contents: $ 25,000

Smoke Alarm Status:  unknown

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  not required

Arrests(s):  none

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Bowling Green Fire Dept.

# of Alarms:  1  # Of Firefighters:  60

Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By:  occupants

Area of Origin: interior of garage

Preliminary Cause:   under investigation

Additional Information:   Occupants have been displaced.

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