By: David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Staff Writer

Owings, MD- On Tuesday, March 16, 2020, at 9:54 p.m., the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department(NBVFD) responded to a new home site in the area of Boyds Turn Road and Marble Lane for a reported vehicle fire.

Upon arriving, the NBVFD discovered a fully engulfed well drilling. The NBVFD had the fire extinguisher in about 20 minutes.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal was called to investigate. The fire occurred on a construction site for a new home and involved
a commercial well drilling truck. The fire was caused by a mechanical failure and determined to be accidental in nature.

The Fire Marshal estimates the damage to be $150,000.00 structure and $10,000.00 contents. No injuries or deaths were reported with this incident.

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...