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Firefighters in Charles County Respond to Five Fires in Under 12 Hour Period

On Tuesday, March 15, 2023, at approximately 11:10 a.m., firefighters responded to the 15900 block of Prince Frederick Road, for the large vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find an RV fully engulfed with extension into the woods. Incident command requested a brush fire task force which brought additional firefighters from Charles and St. Mary’s County to the scene. The fire was controlled within 20 minutes and completely extinguished in approximately 45 minutes.. At approximately 12:25 p.m., firefighters were alerted to the 7600 block of Leonardtown Road for a smoke investigation. Units arrived on the scene to find light smoke and fire conditions in a vacant house that had previously fire damage. Incident command requested assistance from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office to investigate the fire. Units operated on the scene for approximately one hour before clearing. At 1:15 p.m., firefighters responded to 3921 Wintergreen Place in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire with people trapped. Crews arrived on the scene in minutes and located an end-of-the-row townhome with nothing evident and one burn patient on the front porch. As crews entered the structure, a small fire was located in an upstairs bathroom. EMS requested a helicopter for […]

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