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    Local Fire Investigations

    Date: 3/18/17

    Time: 7:51 a.m.

    Location / Address: 3725 Robinson Road, Huntingtown, Calvert County, Maryland

    Type of Incident: Fire

    Description of Structure / Property: Single story wood framed house

    Owner / Occupants: James Robinson

    Injuries or Deaths: None

    Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 75,000.00 Contents: $ 50,000.00

    Smoke Alarm Status: Present

    Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None

    Arrests(s): None

    Primary Responding Fire Department: Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department

    # of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 35

    Time to Control: 10 minutes

    Discovered By: Occupant

    Area of Origin: Chimney

    Preliminary Cause: Accidental

    Additional Information: The fire was determined to be accidental as a result of a malfunction in the chimney. The fire extended into the attic of the house, causing moderate damage. The occupant was displaced and is being assisted by family.

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    Date: 3/17/17

    Time: 7:29 p.m.

    Location / Address: 42660 Moll Dyer Road, Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Maryland

    Type of Incident: Fire

    Description of Structure / Property: Wood Framed Storage Shed

    Owner / Occupants: Owner - William Holly

    Injuries or Deaths: None

    Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 1,500.00 Contents: $ 1,500.00

    Smoke Alarm Status: None

    Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None

    Arrests(s): None

    Primary Responding Fire Department: Leonardtown Volunterr Fire Department

    # of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 10

    Time to Control: 5 minutes

    Discovered By: Neighbor

    Area of Origin: Rear of the shed

    Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

    Additional Information: The fire occurred in a lean-to portion of a wood framed shed on the property. The fire was quickly extinguished, which saved most of the shed's contents. The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

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    Date: 3/18/17

    Time: 8:15 p.m.

    Location / Address: 7220 Burning Timber Lane, Owings, Calvert County, Maryland

    Type of Incident: Fire

    Description of Structure / Property: 2003 GMC Work Truck

    Owner / Occupants: Bryan Loveless

    Injuries or Deaths: None

    Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 10,000.00 Contents: $ 2,000.00

    Smoke Alarm Status:N/A

    Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

    Arrests(s): None

    Primary Responding Fire Department: Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

    # of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 10

    Time to Control: 5 minutes

    Discovered By:Owner

    Area of Origin: Interior of Vehicle's work body

    Preliminary Cause: Accidental

    Additional Information: The fire occurred in the rear of the vehicle as a result of a malfunctioning power converter.

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