vehicle fire

LA PLATA, Md. — On May 21 at approximately 11:55 a.m., first responders from across Southern Maryland were called to the 6300 block of Hawkins Gate Road for a reported structure fire.

One caller had advised that there was a vehicle on fire, that was threatening his garage.

Upon arrival, firefighters located a vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames, and was threatening the garage structure next to it.

Crews operated on the fire for over an hour before it was under control, and they would be released from the scene soon after.

The fire is currently under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

Photos provided as a courtesy by Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department.

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