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Williams Street Fire Being Investigated

February 8th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a house fire at a vacant property on Williams Street late Thursday morning.  Cumberland firefighters responded to the fire in a vacant two-story residence neat the intersection of Williams Street and Maryland Avenue.  Initial investigation has revealed that there were two points of origin for the fire. One firefighter was transported to the hospital for  heat exhaustion and dehydration.  Anyone with informatin is requested to cntact Deputy Rober Reed of the State Fire Marshal's office at 301-729-5542 or Fire Marshal Chris Ratliff of the Cumberland City Fire Marshal's office at 301-759-6484.