Date:  7-17-18

Time:  10:17 a.m.

Location / Address:   4090 Broadbill Circle, Waldorf, Charles County,Maryland

Type of Incident:  Fire

Description of Structure / Property:  2 Story Single Family Home

Owner / Occupants:  Mahmoud Khalifeh

Injuries or Deaths:  None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 20,000   Contents: $

Smoke Alarm Status: N/A

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  N/A

Arrests(s):  None

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms:  1     # Of Firefighters:  5

Time to Control:  10 minutes

Discovered By:  Occupant

Area of Origin:  Exterior corner of Garage

Preliminary Cause:  Accidental

Additional Information:  The fire was the result of improperly discarded smoking materials igniting nearby combustibles.  There were no injuries as a result of this incident and the family was not displaced.

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