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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: None
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None
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.
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