Three people died early Sunday in a house fire in Cumberland, according to the state fire marshal's office.
A passerby spotted fire in a two-story, single-family dwelling at around 3 a.m. and called 911, officials said.
Officials said that about 20 firefighters from Cumberland and Ridgely, W.Va., extinguished the one-alarm blaze within 20 minutes. The names of the victims were not released. Officials said the cause of the fire was under investigation.