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Reprinted from the August 17, 1969 Cumberland Evening Times

Major fire affects four businesses in Frostburg. Music shop gutted as others filled with smoke.

A fire spread quickly through two East Main Street buildings in Frostburg last night, destroying a business establishment and many of the 21 apartments, which lined the top floors of the three-story buildings. Destroyed was Vizza Music City along with its merchandise of musical instruments and amplifiers. Family Billiards, adjacent to the music store and in the same building was heavily damaged by smoke.

Stores in the second building, the newly remodeled Diamond Restaurant and the Mary Carol Shop, also suffered only smoke damage. Flames were confined to the music store and the apartments

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