MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: May 7, 2012
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DSFM Bruce Bouch
OTHER: False Alarm
LOCATION / ADDRESS: Charles County Detention Center 6905 Crain Hwy, La Plata, Charles County DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Detention Facility OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Charles County Sheriff’s Office INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED DAMAGES: $600.00 SMOKE ALARM STATUS: N/A FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: Present and Operating ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): Marcus O. Butler (26) RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): McMahon PRIMARY FIRE DEPARTMENT: N/A # OF ALARMS: N/A
# OF FIREFIGHTERS: N/A
TIME TO CONTROL: 10 Minutes
DISCOVERED BY: Staff AREA OF ORIGIN: Inmates Cell PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Intentional destruction of fire sprinkler head. ASSISTING AGENCIES: ATF FBI MSP OTHER Charles County Sheriff’s Office ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Butler intentionally damaged the fire sprinkler head in his cell, causing minor flooding in and around his cell. He was served with a criminal summons involving charges of activating a False Alarm and Malicious Destruction of Property. Butler faces penalties of up to 8 years imprisonment and/or $7,500 in fines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DSFM Bruce Bouch 443-324-6876
Published on May 8, 2012
DATE: May 7, 2012 TIME: 4:00 p.m. SUBMITTED BY: DSFM Bruce Bouch PRIMARY FIRE DEPARTMENT: N/A ESTIMATED DAMAGES: $600.00 RESPONDING STATE FI...