LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – On May 16, at approximately 1:10 p.m., first responders were called to a mobile home located at the 46100 block of Pleasant Drive in Lexington Park for a reported fire.
According to the state fire marshal report, the fire was determined to be accidental, caused by an electrical appliance left in a bedroom.
No fire or smoke alarms were detected in the property.
All occupants were able to safely exit the home with no injuries.
It took a team of 40 firefighters approximately 20 minutes to control the fire. The estimated total loss is $20,000, including structure and contents.
The residents of the home are being assisted by the American Red Cross.
We will provide any further updates as they become available.
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