Fire Investigators Seek Community Assistance

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Fire Investigators Seek Community Assistance

Indian Head, MD - 12/17/2012

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By Office of the State Fire Marshal

Deputy State Fire Marshals are seeking help from the public to assist with locating information concerning multiple fires in the community of Indian Head. A fire involving a vacant home occurred on December 11th, an abandoned vehicle fire occurred on December 14th and self extinguished, the same vehicle was set on fire again on December 15th and received extensive damage and an abandoned vacant house trailer was ignited on December 16th.

Date Day Approx. Time Address
12/11/12 Tuesday 7:00 p.m. 3620 Strauss Avenue Indian Head, MD
12/14/12 Friday 4:00 p.m. 4700 block of Strauss Avenue Indian Head, MD
12/15/12 Saturday 4:00 p.m. 4700 block of Strauss Avenue Indian Head, MD
12/16/12 Sunday 6:00 p.m. 4710 Strauss Avenue Indian Head, MD

All four of these fires were determined to be intentionally set with the use of ignitable liquids. Investigators are working to identify those responsible before someone is seriously injured.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal requests those living in the community and anyone passing through, to contact our office with any information about these incidents. Please contact the Southern Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal at 443-550-6820 or the Arson Hotline at 1-800-492-7529. The Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds citizens to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity promptly to authorities.



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