MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 5/30/11
TIME: 1:11 a.m.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 9369 Medfield Ct, Waldorf, Charles County DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Two story single family house fire OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Elnora Marie Taylor-Silverman INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS:
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Yes FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Melissa Bean & DFM John Nelson RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT: Waldorf VFD, Accokeek VFD, Bryans Road VFD, Indian Head VFD, La Plata VFD, Potomac Heights VFD, Westlake VFD # OF ALARMS: 1 # OF FIREFIGHTERS: 35 TIME TO CONTROL: 4 min. DISCOVERED BY: Home Owner AREA OF ORIGIN: Bedroom PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidental ASSISTING AGENCIES: OTHER
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The accidental fire was caused by an electrical malfunction within a bedroom lamp. The room sustained heavy smoke damage and minor fire damage. One adult was displaced as a result of the fire and is being assisted by family members. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OSFM - Southern Regional Office, 443-550-6820