Mechanicsville, (Charles Co.) MD- At 12:51 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021, the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 10000 block of Brookline Road for a reported structure fire.
Upon arrival with thirty(30) firefighters, they discovered a 60’x30′ detached garage in flames. The crews battled the blaze for approximately 40 minutes before gaining control.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal was called to investigate and released a preliminary report. The fire is believed to have started in the interior of the garage, but a point of origin or cause has not been determined. The estimated loss is $5000.00 to the structure.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6835.