Multiple calls for a fire on Eightpenny Lane
Firefighters from Prince George’s County Fire Department and Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to the 3700 block of Eightpenny Ln. for a reported dwelling fire.
Prince George’s County Fire Department began receiving multiple 911 calls reporting fire from a home on Eightpenny Ln, also reporting multiple addresses Eightpenny Ln.
Firefighters arrived to find fire showing from the first and second floor of a three story wood frame quad style townhome.
Firefighters reported an exterior to interior fire, with extension into the interior. The working fire dispatch was requested.
Firefighters began an offensive attack knocking down the fire on the outside, the fire began extending through the chimney and into the attic space.
Firefighters placed a handline in service from the balcony on the second level to knock the fire extending through the roof.
Firefighters inside of the structure reported a partial collapse of the second floor living room area, reporting the house falling through to the first floor.
Firefighters operated interior and performed extensive overhaul, the cause of the fire is under investigation