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Three Escape Early Morning House fire on Grand Avenue

February 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Occupants of a residence in the 100 block of Grand Avenue safely escaped a fire early Monday after they were awakened by responding Cumberland firefighters. According to Chief  Shannon Adams units responded to the scene and helped everyone  out safely with no issue. The fire  was reported to the Allegany County 911 emergency center at 6:44 a.m. At least three occupants and numerous dogs were rescued by city firefighters from the two-story brick and frame dwelling located at 126 Grand Ave. The chief said the cause of the blaze was being investigated but there were no indications that it was suspicious in nature. The incident prompted response of Ridgeley, Bedford Road, Bowling Green, LaVale and Wiley Ford volunteer companies along with Allegany County ambulances from LaVale and Cresaptown.