Fire Marshal Minor apartment fire in Waldorf

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Date: 3-14-23

Time: 6:56 a.m.

Location / Address: 6008 New Forest Court, Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Apartment

Owner / Occupants: Modou Sey & Laura Smith

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 2,500.00 Contents: $

Smoke Alarm Status: Not Present

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not Present

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 30

Time to Control: 5 minutes

Discovered By: Neighbor

Area of Origin: Exterior Balcony

Preliminary Cause: Accidental

Additional Information: The cause of fire was improperly discarded smoking materials on the apartment balcony. There were no injuries as a result of the fire.