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NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION
Time: 8:22 p.m.
Location / Address: 1807 Ann Marie Circle, Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: 2 Story, Split-Foyer, Single Family Dwelling
Owner / Occupants: Debra & Claude Richardson
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 40,000.00 Contents:$
Smoke Alarm Status: Present – Activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A
Primary Responding Fire Department: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 20
Time to Control: 10 minutes
Discovered By: Neighbor
Area of Origin: Exterior of Home – Back Porch
Preliminary Cause: Accidental
Additional Information:Discarded smoking materials were placed in a plastic bag in a wheel barrel on the back porch. A neighbor saw the fire and called 911. The majority of the damage was to the exterior of the home. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
Image courtesy of the Maryland State Fire Marshal