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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Multi-Alarm Building Fire at 3404 Kenilworth Avenue on August 22

The Fire Investigations Division is investigating a fire that occurred at 3404 Kenilworth Avenue on Monday8/22/2016 1:40:00 PM. The property type is Commercial Building, Warehouse. The damage is estimated at $2,000,000.00.

Prince George's County Public Safety Communications received a 911 call stating there was a building fire at the above location.  Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department units were dispatched and responded to the above location.  Units arrived and located a building with heavy fire throughout.  A second alarm was immediately started.  Fire Investigators were dispatched to conduct and origin and cause investigation.  The fire was extinguished without incident.  The cause is undetermined pending further investigation.  No injuries were reported.

The structure was a partially enclosed storage and loading dock area.  Two sides had partial openings at the top of side walls.  One side was loading docks to the enclosed warehouse and office area and the opposite side was open.  The entire area was covered by a roof.  The interior was loaded with materials and combustibles.  The fire did not extend into the interior of attached warehouse/office space.

Mark E. Brady
Chief Spokesperson/Public Information Officer