NOI 7-3-20 - St. Mary's House Piney Point

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Date:  7/3/2020

Time:  5:01 a.m.

Location / Address:   17276 Crab Pot Lane, Piney Point, St. Mary's County, Maryland

Type of Incident:  Fire

Description of Structure / Property:  Duplex

Owner / Occupants:  Ward and Dhyann Huffine

Injuries or Deaths:  None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 75,000.00    Contents: $ 50,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present - Activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  N/A

Arrests(s):  None

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Second District Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms:  1   # Of Firefighters:  31

Time to Control:  20 minutes

Discovered By:  Homeowner

Area of Origin:  Exterior Wall

Preliminary Cause:  Electrical Device Failure

Additional Information:  The cause of the fire was an electrical failure of an improperly installed light of the front exterior wall of the home.  The occupants were alerted by the residential smoke detectors installed in the home.  The occupants exited the residence without injury.


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