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C3I Investigate Cause of Cumberland House Fire

Cumberland Fire and Police Departments responded to reports of a fire around 9:22 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Linden Street.
CUMBERLAND, Md. - C3I Narcotics Unit are investigating into the cause of a house fire that happened Thursday night in Cumberland. 

Cumberland fire and police departments responded to the 500 block of Linden Street around 9:22 p.m. for the reports of a fire inside the residence. While inside, firefighters say they saw some suspicious items which lead them to believe that some of the materials may have been used to make methamphetamine. 

C3I Narcotics Unit responded to the scene, where they were assisted by a member of their unit from the Maryland State Police, as well as a Cumberland Police Officer who's certified by the Drug Enforcement Agency to investigate and dismantle meth labs. 

Members say the material was rendered inactive and the area was made safe. 

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Officials they do have a couple suspects in mind, and charges will be filed upon the completion of the investigation. 
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