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VIDEO: Eight Firefighters Injured After Structure Fire in Great Mills, State Fire Marshal Investigating

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at approximately 2:25 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Solomons, St. Leonard, and Ridge responded to 22360 Douglas Court and Longfields Boulevard in California, for the house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the roof, and the rear of the home engulfed in flames. Firefighters evacuated the home multiple times due to unsafe conditions, firefighters encountered issues when the roof collapsed into the attic and second floor, the stairs going from the first to second floor failing and burning through, and multiple holes throughout the first floor. Six firefighters were transported from the scene to an area hospital, and two firefighters were treated for burn injuries on the scene. One firefighter suffered a medical emergency, one firefighter had blood pressure issues, multiple firefighters had heat exhaustion. The cause is currently under investigation. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to assist with traffic control. One hose line belonging to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River Fire Department was run over by a silver Nissan, who then drove away from the scene before being stopped by sheriff’s deputies. Approximately 2 months prior to […]

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