Date: 11-30-17
Time: 5:13 p.m.
Location / Address: 7999 Keech Road, Charlotte Hall, Charles County, Maryland
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: 1 Story Single Family Home & Brush Fire
Owner / Occupants: Mike Thomas Schaefer
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 300.00 Contents: $0
Smoke Alarm Status: N/A
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A
Arrests(s): None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: Unknown
Time to Control: Unknown
Discovered By: Unknown
Area of Origin: Under Investigation
Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation
Additional Information: The Office of the State Fire Marshal is assisting Forestry with this incident, which started as a brush fire and spread to the house, causing minimal damage to the house.

Image courtesy of the Maryland State Fire Marshal

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