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.