NOI 3/9/18 Carroll Under Investigation Dwelling Fire Dulaney Terrace

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Date: 3/9/18

Time: 12:26 a.m. 

Location / Address:  2206 Dulaney Terrace, Westminster, Carroll County 

Type of Incident: Dwelling Fire 

Description of Structure / Property: Bi-level, single family dwelling with attached garage 

Owner / Occupants: John Pierce (wife and three kids)

Injuries or Deaths: None reported 

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $200,000.00   Contents: $50,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present and operated (credited with saving family)

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present 

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Winfield Volunteer Fire Company - assisted by Westminster, Sykesville, Mt. Airy, New Windsor and  Lisbon, 

# of Alarms: 1   # Of Firefighters: 25

Time to Control:  20 minutes 

Discovered By: Owner (after smoke alarm alerted)

Area of Origin: Garage 

Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation 

Additional Information:  Deputy State Fire Marshals credit smoke alarms for saving the lives of the family after they sounded and alerted them to the fire. Investigators worked through the night and into the morning hours. The family is being assisted by family, neighbors and Red Cross.  

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