Waldorf, MD- The Office of the State Fire Marshal is blaming improperly discarded materials(flammable) for a Tuesday, June 1, 2021 townhome fire that displaced multiple people.

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 3100 block of Heathcote Road at 6:40 p.m. for a reported structure fire of a two-story townhome. Seventy-five firefighters took fifteen minutes to gain control of the blaze.

The Fire Marshal estimates the damage to be $200,000.00. As a result of the fire one adult and 2 children, as well as the occupants of a neighboring residence, were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...

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