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Grand Avenue Fire under Investigation

February 22nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Date: 2/21/2022

Time: 6:01 a.m. 

Location / Address:  126 Grand Avenue, Cumberland, Allegany County 

Type of Incident: Dwelling Fire 

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

Owner / Occupants: Jonathan Painter 

Injuries or Deaths: None reported 

Estimated $ Loss: $7,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Not present 

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present 

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Cumberland Fire Department 

# of Alarms:  1   # Of Firefighters: 6

Time to Control: 5 minutes 

Discovered By: Passerby 

Area of Origin: Front porch 

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation 

Additional Information: The residents were not displaced due to the fire. Cumberland Fire Department firefighters were also credited with saving a litter of 15 puppies from the residence. Five Great Danes also escaped the fire without injury.