Bowman's addition fire

A pre-dawn fire Monday caused extensive damage to this home on Wood Rose Avenue in Bowman’s Addition.

BOWMAN’S ADDITION, Md. — An early morning fire Monday that damaged a Bowman’s Addition home remains under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Firefighters were called to 12111 Wood Rose Ave. at 3:42 a.m. after a resident called 911.

First-arriving Bowman’s Addition firefighters found fire coming through the roof of the single-story structure owned by Stanley Johnson.

Investigators said the fire caused about $55,000 of damage. The home had smoke detectors that were not working, the fire marshal’s office said.

Bowman’s Addition firefighters were assisted by the Cumberland Fire Department and volunteer fire companies from Bedford Road, Bowling Green, Baltimore Pike, Corriganville, LaVale, Wiley Ford and Ridgeley. An Allegany County DES ambulance and LaVale Rescue Squad also responded to the scene.

There were no injuries and the family is being assisted by the American Red Cross.

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