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


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.