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Murder USA: Middle of the Night Fiery Murder of Child Laid to Mom; Parents Were in Bitter Divorce Fight

Over the next few hours the investigators determined that the fire did not start outside of the passenger compartment, but instead started in the front-seat area. During the investigation, the investigators ruled out any mechanical malfunction, including the fuel lines and fuel tank. Fire Marshal Investigators detected a strong odor, similar to gasoline, in and around the white 1993 Toyota Corolla. Fire Marshall’s determined that the fire originated in the passenger compartment of the white Toyota and believe that the fire was intentionally started using an accelerant. Due to these suspicious circumstances, the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division began to lead the investigation.

Lazy Lizard fire went to third alarm as Ocean City fought to gain control; two trapped were rescued

Three victims were treated on scene for non-life threatening injuries and later transported to area hospitals, including two members of the Ocean City Fire Department. One additional patient was treated and released on the scene. The initial damage assessment indicates that the majority of the fire damage was on the third floor.

Home in remote location on country road destroyed by fire

Maryland State Deputy Fire Marshal Caryn McMahon reports that the fire in the home of Howard and Dea Hawks consumed the house in the entirety, with damage and loss totaling $250,000 to the one-story rambler and contents. Only left standing for the family was their garage and outbuildings.

Up in Smoke: refrigerator blamed for this fire, but prior fire at Flag Ponds Park was due to vandals

LUSBY, MD. — A fire that destroyed a Calvert County government-owned shed at 1525 Flag Pond Parkway, Lusby, on Aug. 22, 2014, was caused by a malfunctioning refrigerator which Maryland Deputy Fire Marshall D. Brenneman reports ignited nearby combustible materials.

The loss was set at $40,000 to the 10 x 15 wood shed and $1,000 to contents. St. Leonard Volunteer firefighters responded to the scene after the fire was discovered, but the fire is believed to have occurred sometime between the hours of 6 pm on Aug. 21 to 8:20 am on Aug. 22nd.

Church fire fought by firefighters in three-alarm disaster to historic Spring Hill Episcopal in Hebron Md.

(July 22, 2014) – Deputy State Fire Marshals are currently on the scene investigating the cause of a church fire which was reported earlier this morning at 11:12 A.M.

The fire was reported to the 911 Center by a passerby.

Numerous fire departments from Wicomico County and Delaware responded to the fire which quickly escalated to three-alarms. It is estimated nearly 100 firefighters are still currently extinguishing the blaze.

Fire Marshal shuts the damper on shabby fire extinquishing service company

On June 11, 2014 a fire safety inspector conducting a use and occupancy inspection at JD’s Smokehouse North, formerly Bruce Bitner’s Café & Grill, observed evidence of and confirmed by the owners, that Thomas G. Williams, 61, of Ambleside Drive, Elkton and owner of Total Resource Fire and Safety had performed maintenance on the grill extinguishing system as well as servicing fire extinguishers located throughout the restaurant on June 2, 2014.