MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 4/16/2012 TYPE OF INCIDENT:
TIME: 3:03 a.m. FIRE
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 5380 Bayview Ave, St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Two story single family dwelling fire OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Ann Inman INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS:
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Present but not functioning FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Melissa Bean RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT: St. Leonard, Prince Frederick, Benedict, Bay District Volunteer Fire Departments # OF ALARMS: 1 # OF FIREFIGHTERS: 54 TIME TO CONTROL: 15 min. DISCOVERED BY: Occupant AREA OF ORIGIN: Exterior rear deck PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Under investigation ASSISTING AGENCIES:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The family was sleeping until one of the child heard popping outside. The child woke up and quickly alerted the family to the smoke and fire. Everyone was able to exit the house safely and the home sustained significant fire damage. The three adults and one child were displaced and are being assisted by friends and family. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OSFM - Southern Regional Office, 443-550-6820
Published on May 8, 2012
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The family was sleeping until one of the child heard popping out...