NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION

Date:2-24-18

Time:3:01 p.m.

Location / Address: 5225 Long View Beach Road, St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland

Type of Incident:Fire

Description of Structure / Property:2 Story Single Family Home

Owner / Occupants: William & Valerie Slowick

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 20,000.00 Contents:$ 15,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status:Present – Activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:None

Arrests(s):None

Primary Responding Fire Department: St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters:40

Time to Control: 15 minutes

Discovered By:Owners

Area of Origin: Kitchen

Preliminary Cause: Accidental

Additional Information: The fire was the result of the stove top being on and unattended, which ignited material sitting on the cook-top resulting in the kitchen fire. Two adults and 1 dog were displaced as a result of the fire and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

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