Image courtesy of the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department

Building fire reported in La Plata

By: David M. Higgins II, Publisher

UPDATE 7:45 p.m.- La Plata VFD reports the fire was under the porch a the Carrico Building on Charles Street and has been extinguished. They ask drivers to continue to avoid the area for the time being.


La Plata, MD 7:30 pm.- The La Plata Volunteer Fire Department is currently responding to a building fire on Charle Street in the area of the Courthouse

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

Watch for emergency vehicles, and personnel

This is a developing story.


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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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