On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 9:54 pm, a fire was discovered by a passerby, in the area of Boyds Turn Road and Marble Lane in Owings. North Beach Volunteer Fire Department responded. The fire was contained in a construction vehicle owned by Allied Well Drilling.
The fire occurred on a construction site for a new home and involved a commercial well drilling truck. The fire, originating in the cab, was caused by a mechanical failure and determined to be accidental in nature. The estimated loss to the structure was $150,000 and $10,000 to the contents.