MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 5/18/12
TIME: 10:06 p.m.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 3082 Festival Way, Waldorf, Charles County, MD DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Business (Under Construction) OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Madison Marquette INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS:
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: No FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Melissa Bean RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT: Waldorf VFD # OF ALARMS: 1
# OF FIREFIGHTERS: 44
TIME TO CONTROL: 11 min.
DISCOVERED BY: Passer By AREA OF ORIGIN: Interior PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidental ASSISTING AGENCIES: OTHER
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The accidental fire occurred within a business under construction. The accidental fire was caused by a pile of stain soaked rags spontaneously combusting, setting fire to surrounding paint and stain cans as well as other construction materials. The small fire was discovered by a passer by and security personnel. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OSFM - Southern Regional Office, 443-550-6820