MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL Notice of Investigation DATE: 02/27/11
TIME: 5:56 p.m.
TYPE OF INCIDENT:
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
LOCATION / ADDRESS: 45953 East Quincy Terrace, California, St. Mary’s DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: One story single family house fire OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Michael and Krista Rittenour and their 4 children INJURIES OR DEATHS: None ESTIMATED $ LOSS:
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Yes -Working FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Caryn Moreland & DFM Melissa Bean RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT: Bay District VFD, Hollywood VFD, Second District VFD, Seventh District VFD and Solomon’s VFD. # OF ALARMS: 1 # OF FIREFIGHTERS: 30 TIME TO CONTROL: 30 min. DISCOVERED BY: Home Owner AREA OF ORIGIN: Exterior deck PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Accidental ASSISTING AGENCIES: ATF OTHER American Red Cross
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The investigation revealed that the fire originated on the outside rear deck, at a propane grill. The entire house received fire and smoke damage and the family of 6 was displaced. The American Red Cross is assisting the family. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OSFM - Southern Regional Office, 443-550-6820
DISCOVERED BY: Home Owner FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: N/A SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Yes -Working INJURIES OR DEATHS: None FOR FURTHER INFORMATI...