Date:  8/11/18

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

Arrests(s):  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

 Courtesy of The Office of the State Fire Marshal

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.