NEWBURG, Md. – Firefighters responded to a call for a structure fire, Tuesday, March 27 in Newburg, Charles County. Just after 11:00 p.m., crews arrived to the 14000 block of Forest Drive to find a detached wood framed garage with fire showing. Twenty units led by the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department battled the fire and had it under control in 30 minutes. 

Investigation revealed that the fire was the result of a malfunctioning wood burning stove in the garage. The overall estimated cost of damage from the fire is estimated to be $20,000. No one was injured from the fire.