NOI 11/9/17 Cecil Under Investigation Dwelling Fire Oak Drive

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Date: 11/9/2017

Time: 3:47  AM

Location / Address:  19 Oak Drive, North East, Cecil County 

Type of Incident: Dwelling Fire 

Description of Structure / Property: One-story, single family dwelling 

Owner / Occupants: Shirley Latvala

Injuries or Deaths: None reported 

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $30,00.00   Contents: $10,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present and operated 

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: North East 

# of Alarms: 1   # Of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: 25 minutes 

Discovered By: Owner - after smoke alarm activation 

Area of Origin: Laundry Room 

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation 

Additional Information: SMOKE ALARMS SAVES LIVES! Ms. Latvala (64) was asleep when she was awoke by the smoke alarm. She was able to escape and call 911. Deputy State Fire Marshals credit the smoke alarm for saving her life. 

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