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Lonaconing Fire Investigation Report

November 4th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Date: 11/03/2023

Time: 8:19 p.m.

Location / Address:  13 Dudley Street, Lonaconing, Allegany County

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

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

Owners: William Blubaugh

Injuries or Deaths: None reported        

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $60,000  Contents: $40,000 

Smoke Alarm Status: Present, activated         

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present 

Arrests(s): N/A 

Primary Responding Fire Department: Good Will Fire Company No. 1

# of Alarms: 2  # of Firefighters: 75

Time to Control: 30 minutes

Discovered By: Resident      

Area of Origin: Spare bedroom              

Preliminary Cause: Accidental. Grow lamp came into contact with combustables     

Additional Information: The residents of the structure are being assisted by family members. One cat is missing.