Developing: Brush fire in Thurmont is under control

I-270
sabillasville rd thurmont_1556130361246.jpg.jpg

A brush fire has taken over a five-mile radius of woodland in Thurmont. 

According to Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services, the fire broke out from a downed power line at about 12 p.m. along the 15000 block of Sabillasville Road. 

Officials say the fire is under control after mutual aid from surrounding areas including Washington County, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 

No homes have been affected, and officials say the fire is not within the path of any structures. 

Firefighters will continue to be on the scene for several hours to maintain any hot spots.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Maryland
More West Virginia
More I-270
More Virginia
More Pennsylvania

Stay Connected

Events

Don't Miss

More Local News