Edgewater, Maryland (Arundel News Network) – A fire in the 300 block of Oakwood Road in Edgewater on Saturday caused $150,000 in damages.
Around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday the Anne Arundel County Fire Department units were dispatched to the 300 block of Oakwood Road in Edgewater for a reported house fire. It took 46 firefighters a little over 30 minutes to put the fire under control. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Two adults who lived at the house have been displaced but are being assisted by the Red Cross.
Below is the full Press Release from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
Date: February 1, 2019
Time: 9:23 p.m.
Location/Address: 307 Oakwood Road, Edgewater, MD 21037
Type of Incident: Dwelling fire
Description of Structure/Property: one and a half story with a basement, single-family dwelling
Injuries or Deaths: No injuries to civilians or fire department personnel
Estimated Dollar Estimated Dollar Loss: $150,000
Smoke Alarm Status: undetermined
Assisting Fire Departments: Annapolis Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1
# Of Firefighters: 46
Time to Control: 35 minutes
Discovered By: Neighbors and passerby, multiple 9-1-1 callers
Area of Origin: Undetermined, under investigation
Preliminary Cause: Undetermined, under investigation
Additional Information: Firefighters arrived to find fire throughout the structure as well as through the roof of a single-family dwelling. The fire was brought under control in about 35 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation by members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit. Two adults have been displaced and are being assisted by the Red Cross.
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