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February 5th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Date: 02/04/2024

Time: 2056 hours

Location / Address: 318 N. Mechanic Street Cumberland, MD 

Type of Incident: Structure fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two-story apartment 

Owner / Occupants: Karen Moore

Injuries or Deaths: N/A

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $10,000                                        Contents: $100

Smoke Alarm Status: Unable to determine

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Cumberland Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1                                                                               # of Firefighters: 25

Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By: Passerby 

Area of Origin: Rear bedroom 

Preliminary Cause: Under investigation 

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

March 17th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Three dogs were rescued Thursday when fire broke out inside a residential outbuilding and kennel in Grantsville. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze started in the feed room just before 4 p.m. at 11035 National Pike and caused about $50,000 damage. Fire investigators said the fire started when a lithium ion battery on an electric bicycle exploded

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