MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 5/20/12
TIME: 12:54 a.m.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 4746 Hummingbird Drive, Waldorf, Charles County, MD DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Two Story Single Family Residence OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Lori Quill and Michael Meade INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS:
STRUCTURE $90,000 CONTENTS: $10,000
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Yes FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): No RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Melissa Bean RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT: Waldorf, Baden, Brandywine, Bryans Road, La Plata, Potomac Heights VFD # OF ALARMS: 1 # OF FIREFIGHTERS: 40 TIME TO CONTROL: 30 min. DISCOVERED BY: Occupant AREA OF ORIGIN: Exterior rear deck PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidental ASSISTING AGENCIES: OTHER
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The accidental fire was caused by a charcoal grill setting fire to combustible materials on the exterior rear deck of the residence. The fire was discovered by an occupant within the residence. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. Four adults and two children were displaced as a result of the fire and are being assisted by family and friends. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OSFM - Southern Regional Office, 443-550-6820