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Fire Media Release- January 11, 2019

Boat Fire- Edgewater

Date:   1/11/19

Time:   5:06 p.m.

Location/Address:   Holiday Hill Marina, 3922 Calawasse Road, Edgewater, Maryland 21037

Type of Incident:   Boat Fire

Description of Structure/Property:   estimated 35-40 foot boat

Injuries or Deaths:   The 67-year-old male resident of the boat was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center in good condition with a non-related medical emergency. He was not on the boat at the time of the fire.

Estimated Dollar Loss:     Structure:   undetermined   Contents: undetermined

Assisting Fire Departments:   Annapolis Fire Department

# of Alarms:   1    # Of Firefighters:   45

Time to Control:   30 minutes

Discovered By:   Passerby

Area of Origin:  Undetermined,  Under Investigation

Preliminary Cause:  Undetermined,  Under Investigation

Additional Information:   Firefighters arrived to find an approximately 35-40 foot boat attached to the pier fully involved in fire. Initial efforts were to contain the fire to the boat of origin. The fire was extinguished with the use of foam applied by firefighters from the pier and water application by fire boat.

The 67-year-old male occupant of the boat has been displaced and is being assisted by the Red Cross.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit. You may do so anonymously at 410-222-TIPS(8477) or via the  Arson Tip Form

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