By: David M. Higgins II

Prince Frederick, MD- On Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:05 a.m., the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department(PFVFD) responded to 120 Adelina Road for a structure fire. The fire was attacked by thirty firefighters from PFVFD and area companies.

After gaining control of the blaze in about 45 minutes, the Office of the State Fire Marshal was called out to investigate.

The Fire Marshals report states that the fire is still under investigation with no preliminary cause or area of origin listed. Fire damage occurred to the manufacturing and bottling building located at Running Hare Vineyards.

The estimated loss of the building, wine stock, manufacturing, and maintenance equipment totals $2.5 million.

The incident remains under investigation by the Southern Regional Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact 443-550-6831. 

Images courtesy of The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department


UPDATE 8:21 a.m.- The Southern Maryland Chronicle has confirmed with Running Hare Vineyard that the fire destroyed a Wine Production and Office Building.

We will bring you more details when they become available.


Prince Frederick, MD- At approximately 6:45 a.m. the Calvert County 9-1-1 dispatch was alerted to a structure fire on Adelina Road.

Dispatch is reporting a two-story structure with heavy fire showing that is threatening brush in the area.

From Google maps the structure is a large home that is bordering water with forest all around it.

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department is currently operating with Engine 21, Tower 2, Tanker 2, and Brush 2 on the scene.

Watch for emergency vehicles, personnel and expect delays in the area with crews staging.

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...