Commercial Building Fire
By 2nd. Assistant Chief Paul Schlotterbeck
September 29, 2020

Just after 12:30 PM on Spet. 29, 2020 the Kent Island VFD. along with units from Grasonville, Queenstwon, United Communities, Centreville, Cape St. Claire and Queen Anne's County DES were alerted for a commercial building fire in the 400 block of Log Canoe Circle. A/C P. Schlotterbeck arrived and found smoke showing from a auto repair shop that is located in the corner of a large industrial building. Witnesses reported a vehicle and oxygen/acetylene torch were involved in the fire. First arriving crews made a quick knock on the fire and were able to secure the gas fed fire. The buildings automatic sprinkler system kept the fire in check and limited the fire spread within the building. Crews operated for approximatley two and one half hours conducting salavage and overhaul and smoke removal from a large warehouse space.