Firefighter transported after battling trailer blaze in Waldorf

By: David M. Higgins II

UPDATE 10/3/2019 11:45 a.m.- On October 2, 2019 at 11:32 a.m. the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Schult PLace in Waldorf, MD.

Upon arrival, the WVFD discovered a mobile home engulfed. after gaining control of the blaze in approximately ten minutes., the Office of the State Fire Marshal was called to investigate.

According to the report, the fire originated in the bedroom and does not appear to be suspicious.

Image courtesy of the Charles County Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services

The only injury was a firefighter that was transported to an area hospital for injuries sustained during the fire. There is no word on the firefighter’s condition at this time.

Three adults resided in the residence and have been displaced. They are being assisted by the American Red Cross. The Fire Marshal’s report also states that a family pet, a dog was found deceased during the clean-up.

The Fire Marshal estimates the loss to be $15,000.00 in structure and $25,000.00 in contents.

The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation.


Waldorf, MD- Earlier this afternoon, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residential trailer fire on Schult Place in Waldorf, MD.

According to the the Charles County Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services Facebook page, the fire is under control. One civilian was treated for injuries and released, and one firefighter was transported to an area hospital for injuries sustained during the fire.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating.

This is a developing story.


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