Date:  7/4/18

Time:  11:41 p.m.

Location / Address:   27505 James Road, Mechanicsville, St. Mary’s County, Maryland

Type of Incident:  Fire

Description of Structure / Property:  Barn / Saw Mill

Owner / Occupants:  Owner – Toby Stoltzus

Injuries or Deaths:  None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 50,000.00       Contents: $ 150,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: N/A

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  N/A

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms:   1      # Of Firefighters: 35

Time to Control:  1 Hour

Discovered By:  Employee

Area of Origin:   Interior of Barn

Preliminary Cause:   Accidental

Additional Information:   The accidental fire occurred as the result of sawmill equipment igniting combustible materials within the interior of the structure.  There were no injuries as a result of the fire.