Fire Marshal Fire at Charles Apartment Complex in Indian Head

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Date: 11/13/22

Time: 3:15 a.m.

Location / Address: 4045 Indian Head Highway, Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two Story Apartment Complex

Owner / Occupants: DBW Investments

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 200,000.00 Contents: $ 50,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present - Activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 30

Time to Control: 15 minutes

Discovered By: Base Guards

Area of Origin: Attic

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: The fire was discovered by the guards at the Indian Head Naval Support Facility. There were no injures as a result of the fire. The fire wad determined to have originated in the attic area of the apartment complex. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6835.