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NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION
Time: 6:33 a.m.
Location / Address: 13042 Mill Creek Road, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: 1 Story Wood Framed Residence
Owner / Occupants: Lawrence & Joyce Patrick
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 150,000.00 Contents: $ 75,000.00
Smoke Alarm Status: Present – Activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Solomons Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 28
Time to Control: 40 minutes
Discovered By: Homeowner
Area of Origin: Rear Exterior of Home
Preliminary Cause: Accidental
Additional Information: A portable generator was being utilized to provide electrical service to the home. The generator ignited a nearby doghouse, which spread to the residence. Two adults were displaced as a result of the fire and are being assisted by family members.