MARYLAND STATE FIRE MARSHAL

Notice of Investigation
DATE: 1/26/2013 TIME: 9:26 AM SUBMITTED BY: DFM J. Frye u OTHER:

TYPE OF INCIDENT: @ FIRE

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LOCATION / ADDRESS: 3715 St. Leonard Rd., St. Leonard Calvert County DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE / PROPERTY: 1 Story Single Family Dwelling OWNER / OCCUPANT(S): Norma Jean Welsh INJURIES OR DEATHS: A family member was transported to the local hospital after being exposed to the cold elements as the fire department worked to extinguish the fire. ESTIMATED $ LOSS: STRUCTURE: $ 200000.00 SMOKE ALARM STATUS: Funtional FIRE ALARM / SPRINKLER STATUS: None ARREST(S) (IF APPLICABLE): N/A RESPONDING STATE FIRE MARSHAL(S): DFM Jeff Frye RESPONDING FIRE DEPARTMENT(S): St. Leonard VFD, Solomons VFD, Prince Frederick VFD, Huntingtown VFD # OF ALARMS: 2 # OF FIREFIGHTERS: 60 TIME TO CONTROL: 30 CONTENTS: $ 80000.00

DISCOVERED BY: Passerby AREA OF ORIGIN: Attic PRELIMINARY CAUSE: Wood Stove/ Chimney ASSISTING AGENCIES: u ATF

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The house fire was attributed to a fire in the chimney extending to the attic's structural components. The dwelling was completely destroyed by the fire. An occupant was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital for observation. The American Red Cross is assisting the family. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 443-550-6820

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