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Frostburg Fire Under Investigation

November 6th, 2022 by WCBC Radio


Date: 11/04/2022 

Time: 9:36 p.m.

Location / Address:  103 Pinecrest Drive, Frostburg, Allegany County

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two story, wood framed, single family dwelling         

Owners: John Scarpelli  

Injuries or Deaths: N/A 

Estimated $ Loss: $50,000.00  

Smoke Alarm Status: Present/Activated/Escape

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present

Arrests(s): N/A 

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Frostburg Volunteer Fire Department        

# of Alarms: 1  # Of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: 10 minutes 

Discovered By: Resident         

Area of Origin: Basement shop                  

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: Smoke alarms activated and alerted the family to the fire allowing them to escape the residence.