Official Release — At around 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 26, firefighters from the Upper Marlboro area were alerted to a house fire in the 3700 block of Endsley Place. Firefighters arrived quickly and found a 2-story, with attached converted garage, 2,200 sq. ft. single-family home with fire showing. The home occupants escaped unharmed prior to the fire department’s arrival.
It required 35 minutes for the 45 firefighter/medics on the scene to extinguish the fire. The fire had spread throughout the structure causing nearly $200,000 in estimated fire loss.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, however, appears to be accidental. No injuries were reported.
The County Citizen Services Unit will be assisting 3 adults and one 7 year-old child with temporary shelter and assistance by the American Red Cross.