On April 3, 2019 at 10:21 pm, a fire at 2420 Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, was discovered by the owner. The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department responded. The fire started in the single story detached garage. There was a smoke alarm present. The preliminary cause is under investigation. The estimated loss to the structure is $275,000 and $150,000 to the contents.
The fire was determined to have started in the detached garage. Upon arrival of the fire department the garage was fully involved and spreading to the house. Both the garage and the home were completely destroyed by the fire. The occupants were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. There were no injuries as a result of the fire but several animals perished in the incident.