SMITHSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — Multiple brushfires were burning in Smithsburg on Monday after a train was sparking on the Pennsylvania railway.
Fire crews responded to a call at 10:05 a.m. reporting that a train was causing sparks on the Pennsylvania railway. According to Washington County fire official Chandler Fishack, the train had enough heat to spark a fire. Six to eight brush fires starting near the Fil-Tec factory were recorded, to Edgemont Road.
One acre burned in Edgemont.
This is a developing story and will be updated.