April 20

Tanker to Mechanicstown for 1 Alarm Structure Fire

At 1319 hours on April 20th, MFD was dispatched under automatic 1st alarm response to the Mechanicstown Fire District for a possible structure fire at Brian’s Backyard Barbeque on Route 211 East. Mechanicstown command arrived on scene to find a small kitchen fire with extension to a chimney. Units on scene made a quick knock on the fire and overhauled. MFD was released and the business was able to reopen immediately, suffering only very minor damage.