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Friendsville garage damaged by furnace room fire

January 31st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, a detached garage at a Cherry Lane residence was damaged by fire early Monday. The fire at the David and Sandra Friend property at 355 Cherry Lane was discovered at 2:22 a.m. by the owner. The fire started in a furnace room of the wood frame structure, but the cause has not been determined. A dozen firefighters from the Deep Creek Lake Volunteer Fire Department needed about 10 minutes to control the blaze. The property loss was estimated at $100,000, according to the fire marshal's office