Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) have responded to several brush fires in Olney on Sunday afternoon, according to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. A blown transformer has also caused power outages in parts of the area.
Per Piringer, the brush fires on the 4200 block of Bar Harbor Place off of MacDuff Ave and an outside fire on the 4400 block of Fisherman’s Court off of Gallagher Way. Provo crews are en route. Featured photo courtesy of Google Maps.
Heard some explosions around my neighborhood in Maryland. Went outside and a generator or a small fire was below the power lines @TheMoCoShow pic.twitter.com/BJj6geMG3b
— Steve Rudden (@SteveRudden) December 18, 2022
IAO PEPCO right of way near several high towers, brush fires on either side, @mcfrs PE740, B740, C704B, PE704, BC704 on scene , PEPCO crews enroute (weather conditions, humidity 49%, dewpoint 20°, ‘feel-like’ temp 30°, Wind 14 mph) https://t.co/jjHY0B30Cc
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) December 18, 2022