Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Derwood House Fire

On June 20 at approximately 7:22 p.m., MCFRS units responded for a reported house fire in the 7300 block of Blanchard Drive in the Derwood area of the county. Firefighters arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing from the two-story single family home.

Crews quickly located and began extinguishment of a fire around the electric panel. The fire was discovered by an occupant of the home who then called 9-1-1.

The cause of the fire has been determined to be electrical in nature. Two occupants of the home have been displaced as a result of the fire.

There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. Damages were estimated to be $200,000.00 to the structure and $75,000.00 to the contents.

several photos from Blanchard Drive House Fire

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