Nine local fire companies responded to 123 N. Lakewood Drive early Monday afternoon in response to the homeowner’s report of smoke coming from under his stove. Mineral County companies included Wiley Ford, Ridgeley, Short Gap, Paterson Creek and Fort Ashby, according to the county’s 911 center. Allegany County companies were from District 16, Bedford Road, Bowling Green and Cumberland, according to the county’s 911 center. Units remained on the scene for at least two hours following the 12:55 p.m. alert.
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