Economy Storage n Waldorf Burns; Minor injuries to 3 firefighters


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Date: 1/12/19​

6:14 A.M.​

Location / Address:
3325 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf, Charles County​

Type of Incident:
Building Fire​

Description of Structure / Property:
Single Story Storage Facility​

Owner / Occupants:
Economy Storage​

Injuries or Deaths:
3 firefighter's sustain minor injuries while operating on the scene. Two were transported to local hospitals and one was treated on the scene.​

Estimated $ Loss
: Structure: $ 250,000 Contents: $ 500,000​

Smoke Alarm Status:

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:


Primary Responding Fire Department:
Waldorf VFD​

# of Alarms:
2 # Of Firefighters: 75​

Time to Control:
1 Hour​

Discovered By:
Passing Motorist​

Area of Origin:
Interior of storage unit​

Preliminary Cause:
Under Investigation​

Additional Information:
The fire which was discovered by a patron of a nearby business, began in the interior of one of the storage units. 42 storage units and the contents were damaged as a result of the fire. Renters of the units are encouraged to contact Economy Storage directly at 301-843-5220 for the status of their unit contents. The fire remains under investigation.​