Trooper, Bay District Extinguish Vehicle Fire

October 1, 2011

 On Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5:05 p.m., St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications received a call for report of a vehicle fire on Pegg Road in the area of Midway Drive  in Lexington Park.

Maryland State Police Cpl. Laney was in the area of Pegg Road off duty, when he heard the dispatch and was first to arrive on the scene where he discovered a pickup truck with fire to the rear of the vehicle. Cpl Laney retrieved a fire extinguisher from his police cruiser and knocked the fire down. Moments later Bay District VFD arrived on scene and the fire had started back up but crews were able to quickly extinguish it for good.

No injuries were reported.

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