Somerset County Fire Causes $100,000 in Damage

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Firefighters from the Fairmount Volunteer Fire Department in Somerset County were called for a house fire Sunday morning just after 11:30. The Townrow Road home was equipped with a fire alarm which did activate for early notification.  The Maryland State Fire Marshal says the blaze began in the attic – the cause remains under investigation.  Damage is estimated at $100,000.