Garage Destroyed in La Plata House Fire

January 23, 2016

3On Friday, January 22, 2016, at approximately 12:51 p.m., firefighters from La Plata, Hughesville, Waldorf, Benedict, Bel Alton, Newburg and Mechanicsville were alerted to report of a house fire in the 11000 block of Adrian Lane in La Plata.

Crews arrived on scene to find a two-story single family home, with fire and smoke showing from the garage.

A total of 55 volunteers responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.

The fire was found to be a car in the garage with multiple propane tanks with the bulk of the fire contained to the garage with minimal damage to the living area. Crews operated for approximately 2 hours.

Cause remains under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshall.

Photos Courtesy of La Plata Volunteer Fire Department.

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