Date: 11-21-17

Time: 5 pm

Location / Address:  2302 Rolling Meadows Street, Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland

Type of Incident: Vehicle Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Dodge van

Owner / Occupants:  Darlene Janella

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $2000   Contents: $0

Smoke Alarm Status:  N/A

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department:  None

# of Alarms:  N/A      # Of Firefighters:  N/A

Time to Control: Out when discovered

Discovered By:  Neighbor

Area of Origin: Exterior of the vehicle

Preliminary Cause:  Incendiary

Additional Information:   Unknown suspect(s) poured an ignitable liquid on the side of the exterior of the van.  An open flame was used to ignite the fire, causing damage to the exterior of the vehicle before burning itself out.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Maryland State Fire Marshals Office Southern Region at 443-550-6833.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...