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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Fire destroys cabin near Fillmore

Fillmore firefighters were called to a working structure fire Saturday night. The fire was north of the Hamlet on state route 19 near county road 3. Multiple reports said the structure was a cabin and it was nearly burned to the ground. Allegany County Fire Coordinator Jeff Luckey said the cabin was not occupied when the flames broke out. The building fire also resulted in a woods fire. Mutual aid was called in from Wiscoy-Rossburg, Centerville, Short Tract, Houghton and Pike. Fire crews were at the scene fore over two hours. The cause was not immediately available. State route 19 was shut down while firefighters extinguished the fire.