On November 25, 2019 at 8:05 am, a fire in a boat, at 255 Lore Road, Solomons, was discovered by the Dock Master. Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department responded. The boat, owned by Kevin Edmondson, suffered structure loss of $10,000 and $5,000 to its contents.
This fire involved a 1985, 32-foot Trojan power boat moored in a slip at Beacon Marina. Firefighters arrived to find fire in the cockpit area of the vessel and were able to quickly extinguish it before it could spread outside the vessel of origin. The fire was determined to be caused by an overloaded, multi-outlet extension cord and was classified as accidental in nature.