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Rawlings fire deemed accidental

July 18th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal was issued a report on Sunday's structure fire in Rawlings:


Time: 3:06 am

Location / Address:  24711 21st Street Bridge Rd, Rawlings, Allegany County MD

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Single Story, block framed, storage garage with metal sided addition built on the rear         

Owners: Jack Amoruso      

Injuries or Deaths: N/A       

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $1,000

Smoke Alarm Status: Not present         

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present 

Arrests(s): N/A 

Primary Responding Fire Department: Potomac Fire Company #2    

# of Alarms:  1  # Of Firefighters: 13

Time to Control: 20 minutes 

Discovered By: Tenant         

Area of Origin: Outside at the rear of the structure                  

Preliminary Cause: Accidental. Tenant was burning brush and the fire got away from them, extending into the rear of the structure.

Additional Information: No injuries were reported. The tenant was not displaced by the fire