Fire Marshal Accidental electrical fire results in $50,000 damage to Lusby home

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2315 Park Chesapeake Drive, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland


Date: 6/26/22

Time: 2:56 a.m.

Location / Address: 2315 Park Chesapeake Drive, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: 2 Story Single Family Dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Jerome Cleveland

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 40,000.00 Contents: $ 10,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: N/A

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Solomons Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: 20 minutes

Discovered By: Resident

Area of Origin: Exterior of the dwelling

Preliminary Cause: Accidental - Electrical

Additional Information: The fire was on the exterior of the dwelling and was contained to the garage area of the home. All occupants escaped without injury. The fire was determined to be accidental in nature.