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November 12th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Date: 11/11/2023 Time: 3:50 p.m. 

Location / Address:  479 O'Brien Road, Swanton, Garrett County

Type of Incident: Structure Fire
Description of Structure / Property: 40' x 80' metal framed building
Owner / Occupants: Yoder Pallet Company
Injuries or Deaths: None reported

Estimated $ Loss $100,000.00
Smoke Alarm Status: Not present
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present 

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1  # Of Firefighters: 50
Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By: Neighbor

Area of Origin: Interior roofline in the ceiling 

Preliminary Cause: Accidental – unspecified electrical failure 

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