Delmarva Home Destroyed By Fire On Sunday

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Date: 06/02/2019
Time: 05:49 A.M.
Location / Address: 212 Mount Vernon Avenue, Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: Two Story, Single Family Residence
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $250,000.00 Contents: $100,000.00
Smoke Alarm Status: Present and Activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None
Arrests(s): None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Chestertown Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 50
Time to Control: 2-1/2 Hours
Discovered By: Passerby
Area of Origin: Exterior Front Porch Soffit
Preliminary Cause: Accidental

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