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State Fire Marshal Investigating Barn Fire at Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE 12/25/2022: Budds Creek Motocross owners released the following statement. “Tonight at about 6:30, our barn caught fire. The current thinking is that the wind knocked down a live electrical wire. Thankfully everyone is ok, but we lost a lot of equipment. The barn itself was over 100 years old and has been an iconic mainstay of our facility. It will be missed. Huge thank you to the volunteers from over 10 departments that came out to fight the fire. They are truly heros.” The fire is under investigation at this time. Due to the cold and freezing temperatures, multiple hose lines failed and the Maryland State Highway Administration and County Roads responded with salt trucks. Updates will be provided when they become available. All photos are courtesy of, property of Scanmd.org, the Mechanicsville and Hollywood Volunteer Fire Departments. 12/24/2022: On Saturday, December 24, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Seventh District, and Charles County responded to the Potomac Motor Speedway in Mechanicsville, for the reported large structure on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find an approximate 75×25 foot barn fully engulfed in flames. Expect a large amount of fire apparatus in the area. […]

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