On Friday, November 13, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, Hollywood, Valley Lee and NAS Patuxent River responded to 21684 Eric Road in Lexington Park, for the reported apartment fire.

Dispatchers advised they received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire inside an apartment, and one call from the alarm company with multiple smoke and fire alarms going off.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a nothing evident with active alarms sounding along with the sprinkler systems activated.

Upon entry, firefighters found the fire was on the stove and extinguished by the sprinkler systems before arrival of First Responders. Crews ventilated the apartment and returned to service in under 30 minutes.

The incident was scaled back to just one engine from Bay District and one engine from NAS Patuxent River.

Emergency medical personnel obtained multiple care refusal forms.

No injuries were reported.

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