MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 1/12/14
TIME: 2:42 A.M.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DFM J. Nelson
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 7450 Emory Place, Hughesville, Charles County DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: 50’ X 80’ Pole Barn OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Beth Kokoruda INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS: Structure: $35,000 Contents: $15,000 SMOKE ALARM STATUS: N/A FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S):
DFM John Nelson
RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT(S): Hughesville, Waldorf, La Plata, Mechanicsville, Benedict and Newburg VFD’s # OF ALARMS: 1
# OF FIREFIGHTERS: 35
TIME TO CONTROL: 30 minutes
DISCOVERED BY: Neighbor AREA OF ORIGIN: Interior of Barn PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Investigation ongoing ASSISTING AGENCIES: ATF FBI MSP OTHER Charles County Sheriff’s Office ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The barn was completely destroyed by the fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SFMO Southern Regional Office – 443-550-6820