Mechanicsville, MD – At about 4:58 p.m. on Feb. 24 firefighters responded to a barn fire on Mechanicsville Road.

The Mechanicsville, Hollywood, and Seventh District Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the call made by the owner.

It took 40 firefighters about 30 minutes to control the fire. The fire started inside the barn but the cause is unknown.

Damage is estimaged at $50,000.

 The barn fire remains under investigation at this time. Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal at 443-550-6820.