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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Somerset Apartment Fire Beechwood Street


Date: November 3, 2018

Time: 4:25 p.m.

Location / Address: 11790 Beechwood St., Princess Anne, Somerset Co.

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two story wood frame single family dwelling converted into four (4) apartments

Owner / Occupants: Anthony Schoolfield (Occupant)

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $120,000 Contents: $20,000

Smoke Alarm Status: Present and operating

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Princess Anne VFD

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 22

Time to Control: 30 minutes

Discovered By: Occupant

Area of Origin: Concealed wall of second floor Apartment D

Preliminary Cause: Accidental, electrical

Additional Information: Occupants in three units were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. One unit was not occupied at the time of the fire.


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