A two-story house is on fire on Kerry Court in Owings. Huntingtown VFD is fighting the fire.
Our reporter is on the scene. More info to come…
UPDATE: 3:07 P.M.
At 12:33 P.M. on Friday, February 3, 2012, crews were dispatched to the 2300 block of Kerry Court in Chesapeake Beach for the working house fire. Initial crews arrived on scene and announced to incoming crews that heavy smoke was coming from the structure. Crews made a swift attack on the fire with reported heavy fire conditions on the second floor while EMS assessed the homeowner. The bulk of the fire was quickly extinguished and crews switched in to overhaul mode to ensure that all the remaining “hot spots” were extinguished. At this time, extra units started to clear the scene while remaining units continued to finish overhaul on the structure. The homeowner was transported to the hospital to be checked out as well as two firefighters for minor burn injuries. The final units cleared the scene at 2:41.
North Beach VFD Co. 1 – Chief 1A, Chief 1B, Engine 11, Engine 12, Tower 1, and Ambulance 18
Prince Frederick VFD Co. 2 – Engine 21
Dunkirk VFD Co. 5 – Chief 5A, Engine 51 and Squad 5
Huntingtown VFD Co. 6 – Chief 6, Chief 6B, Engine 62, Squad 6, and Tanker 6
Anne Arundal –
Deale VFD Co. 42 – Engine 24
MARYLAND FIRE MARSHAL REPORT:
TIME: 12:35 p.m.
SUBMITTED BY: DFM Melissa Bean
TYPE OF INCIDENT: FIRE
LOCATION/ADDRESS: 2630 Kerry Ct., Owing, Calvert COunty, Maryland
DESCRIPTION OF STRUCTURE/PROPERTY: Two Story Single Family Dwelling
OWNER/OCCUPANTS(S): Jean Carey
INJURIES OR DEATHS: Three injuries occurred result of the fire. One victim suffered smoke inhalation. A second victim received minor burns to the ears. The third victim received minor burns to the hands and shoulders.
ESTIMATED $ LOSS: STRUCTURE: $75,000 CONTENTS: $25,000
SMOKE ALARM STATUS: No