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MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 1/23/2011

TIME: 6:52 AM

TYPE OF INCIDENT:

FIRE

SUBMITTED BY: DFM Don Brenneman EXPLOSIVE

OTHER:

LOCATION / ADDRESS: 29114 Livingston Drive, Mechanicsville, St. Mary's Co., Maryland DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: Two story single family home fire OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Mr. & Mrs. Sickles INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS: STRUCTURE: $ 150000.00

CONTENTS: $ 50000.00

SMOKE ALARM STATUS: In place and activated FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): None RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Don Brenneman RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT(S): Mechanicsville, Hughsville, Hollywood and Benedict VFDs # OF ALARMS: 1

# OF FIREFIGHTERS: 30

TIME TO CONTROL: 1 hour

DISCOVERED BY: Owner AREA OF ORIGIN: Chimney area PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidental ASSISTING AGENCIES:

ATF

FBI

MSP

OTHER

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The home owner discovered the fire when he heard a noise coming from the family/garage areas. He and his wife safely evacuated the house and called "911.". Fire crews arrived and contained most of the fire to the garage and 2nd floor above the garage. The investigation revealed that the fire started in the area of the 1st floor wood stove. There were no reported injuries and the home owner and his wife are being assisted by friends and family. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 443-550-6820

2011-01-23 St Marys House Fire Mechanicsville  

RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Don Brenneman FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A INJURIES OR DEATHS: None PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidenta...