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January 15th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Date: 01/14/2024

Time: 1400 hours

Location / Address: 1238 National Highway LaVale, Maryland 21502

Type of Incident: Structure fire

Description of Structure / Property: Ruby Tuesday Restaurant

Owner / Occupants: Daishawn Ash

Injuries or Deaths: N/A

Estimated $ Loss: $1500

Smoke Alarm Status: None present

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None present

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: LaVale Volunteer Fire Department, Inc

# of Alarms: 1                                   # of Firefighters: 10

Time to Control: 5 minutes

Discovered By: Employees

Area of Origin: Mechanical room connected to building

Preliminary Cause: Under investigation

Additional Information: Anyone with information is requested to contact the State Fire Marshal's Cumberland office at 301-729-5542.

January 9th, 2024 by WCBC Radio


Date: 01/08/2024

Time: 1345 hours

Location / Address: 12506 Carlos Road, Frostburg, Allegany County MD

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Description of Structure / Property: One-story single-family dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Tyler Rounds

Injuries or Deaths: N/A

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $30,000.00     Contents: $10,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Failed to activate

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Shaft Volunteer Fire Company

# of Alarms: 1      # of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: 5 minutes

Discovered By: Passerby

Area of Origin: Basement

Preliminary Cause: Accidental, furnace malfunction

Additional Information: The family is being assisted by the American Red Cross. Two dogs perished in the fire.

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