Family displaced by house fire, Fire Marshal investigating cause

NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION

Date:  6/5/18

Time:  5:02 p.m.

Location / Address:   27206 Barton Street, Mechanicsville, St. Mary’s County, Maryland

Type of Incident:  Fire

Description of Structure / Property:  1 Story Single Family Residence

Injuries or Deaths:  1 adult sustained an injury as a result of this incident

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $  150,000.00       Contents: $ 100,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Unknown at this time

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  N/A

Arrests(s):  None

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Hollywood Volunteer Fire Departmebnt

# of Alarms:   1     # Of Firefighters:  30

Time to Control:  10 minutes

Discovered By:  Occupant

Area of Origin:  Interior living area

Preliminary Cause:  Under Investigation

Additional Information:   The fire remains under investigation.  Two adults and two children were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Photo courtesy of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department