By: David M. Higgins II

UPDATE 9/16/2019 4:09 p.m.- The MVFD has posted on their Facebook page the fire is a 1.5-acre fire. They are currently wetting down the area. The MFVD says the fire is contained.

Mechanicsville, MD- The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department(MVFD) is currently on the scene of a large brush fire on Budds Creek Road in the area of Knotts Lane.

Units describe the fire as approxmiaitlyey 200 square feet and heading towards the wood line. Multiple units are on the scene.

Watch for emergency vehicles and personnel in the area, and expect delays. The roads may eventually become closed for safety reasons, so it is best to find an alternate route.

This is a developing story.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...