Prince George's Fire Investigators have declared that a fire in Bowie this morning is suspicious. At around 5:00 am, Sunday, April 14, firefighters responded to the 3600 block of Elder Oaks Boulevard and found several vehicles and a detached carport well involved with fire. The fire was extinguished within a short period of time with no injuries being reported.
It appears a vehicle parked next to the carport was the point of origin. The fire spread to the carport and damaged a total of eight vehicles parked outside and under the carport. Investigators estimate fire loss at $90,000. The investigation of this incident remains open and under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Fire Investigators at 301-77-ARSON (301-772-7766).
Mark E. Brady
Sunday, April 14, 2013
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. A preliminary fire loss is estimated at $150, 000. The occupants are displaced.
Photos provided courtes of Joe Aiello.
Mark E. Brady
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
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