Saturday, September 3, 2016

Fire damages Cuba home, firefighter injured

Cuba Fire Department
A fast moving fire swept through a Cuba home Friday causing extensive damage. Cuba firefighters were alerted at 3:21 p.m. to respond to 8117 Dekay Road. Heavy smoke and fire conditions were present fire crews arrived. Twenty-seven Cuba firefighters responded, but extra equipment was needed from New Hudson, Clarksville, Friendship, Belfast and FAST Team 1. One firefighter sustained a head injury, but was treated at the scene and released.The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Allegany County property tax records show the home is owned by Glen Garrow of Gulf Breeze, Florida. (Photo's courtesy of Cuba Fire).