Annapolis Fire Department

Annapolis Fire Department Media Release

Fire Chief

David L. Stokes, Sr.

Contact Person:
Captain Wayne Fretterd, Jr.
Phone: 410-263-7975

Garage Fire
 Date:  Thursday, August 22, 2019

Time:  11:19 a.m.
Location/Address:  800 Block of Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland  21403
Type of Incident:  Dwelling Fire
Description of Structure/Property:  Two story Single Family Dwelling
Injuries or Deaths: No injuries to civilians or responders.
Estimated Dollar Loss: Unknown at this time
Smoke Alarm Status:  Unknown
Assisting Fire Departments:  Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Naval District Washington- Annapolis Station
Number of Alarms:  One alarm
Number of Responding Firefighters:  32
Time to Control:  9 minutes
Discovered By:  Occupant
Area of Origin: Garage
Preliminary Cause:  Under Investigation
Additional Information:  Anne Arundel County 9-1-1 Communications Center received a call for a fire in the garage that was discovered by the occupant.  Fire department units were dispatched and arrived to find personal articles on a piece of furniture inside the garage on fire with the occupant attempting to extinguish the fire.  The fire was brought under control within 9 minutes and there were no injuries of civilians or firefighters. Units cleared the incident at 12:25 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Annapolis Fire Explosion Service Unit. 

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