Lusby, MD - A house fire in Calvert County Thursday evening, Feb. 16 resulted in the precautionary transport of two residents, state investigators reported. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, damage to the two-story, single-family dwelling located on Lisa Lane in Lusby totals $350,000. The fire was discovered and reported by an occupant of the home around 9:18 p.m.
“The accidental fire was the result of residue, which had collected in the exterior chimney pipe, igniting and extending into the residence,” a deputy state fire marshal reported. “Two adult occupants were transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital as a medical precaution. They were checked and released.
Sixty firefighters responded to the one-alarm blaze and brought it under control in 20 minutes. The family is being assisted by the American Red Cross. The owner occupants were identified by the fire marshal’s office as Bobby and Eunice Newsome.
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Update 10:15 pm Fire fighters are attempting to get the blaze under control due to solar panels blocking water from getting into roof area.
Lusby Md. Feb 16, 9:22 pm. -- A house fire has been reported on Lisa lane. Units on the scene have reporting a well involved house fire is being fought
Video of the fire