Fire Marshal White Plains house fire; $201,000 damages

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Date: 1/19/24

Time: 4:52 p.m.

Location / Address: 9251 Kris Drive, White Plains, Charles County, Maryland

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: 2 Story Single Family Dwelling

Owner / Occupants: Anthony Powell

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 200,000.00 Contents: $ 1,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present - Did not activate

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 60

Time to Control: 15 minutes

Discovered By: Occupant

Area of Origin: Bedroom

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: The fire was discovered by an occupant of the home. The occupant alerted others in the home of the fire. There were no injures as a result of the fire. The occupants were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. 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.