NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION
Date: August 10, 2016
Time: 1:46 a.m.
Location / Address: 901 E. Church St., Salisbury, Wicomico Co.
Type of Incident: Fire
Description of Structure / Property: Three story wood frame single family dwelling
Owner / Occupants: Daniel Murphy
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $150,000 Contents: $25,000
Smoke Alarm Status: Present, unknown if activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Salisbury
# of Alarms: 2 # Of Firefighters: 50
Time to Control: 1 hour
Discovered By: Passerby
Area of Origin: Rear deck
Preliminary Cause: Accidental, unattended cooking while using a propane barbeque grill
Additional Information: The owner/occupant is being assisted by the Red Cross.