NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION
Time: 3:25 a.m.
Location / Address: 5765 Luben Road, Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: 1 Story Detached Garage
Owner / Occupants: William Burch – Owner Wesley Elliott – Renter
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 80,000.00 Contents: $ 160,000.00
Smoke Alarm Status: None
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 48
Time to Control: 20 minutes
Discovered By: Occupants of home.
Area of Origin: Interior of Garage
Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation
Additional Information: The occupants of the home were awakened by a “popping” sound and noticed smoke coming from the garage. The family was not displaced as a result of the fire, and no injuries were reported. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6832.
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