State Fire Marshal investigating attempted arson in Waldorf

By: David M. Higgins II

Waldorf, MD- On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 4:05 p.m., the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to an unoccupied 2-story condominium on Oak Manor Drive for a reported fire.

Upon arrival, the WFVD discovered that the home was not on fire, but had gasoline poured throughout.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal responded to investigate and determine that an unknown suspect(s) entered the unoccupied residence and poured gasoline throughout the structure.

The damage is listed at $5,000.00.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6832.


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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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