Cause Of Fire At Frederick Asphalt Under Investigation

There were no injuries.


Buckeystown, Md (KM) Frederick County fire and rescue units were dispatched shortly before 12-noon  to Frederick Asphalt at 4120 Buckeystown Pike on Thursday afternoon for a building fire.

Fire officials say an asphalt processing machine caught fire, and it spread to a dump truck. The fire was brought under control within 22-minutes. No one was injured.

The cause remains under investigation, but officials say it appears to be accidental.

Units began clearing the scene shortly after 2:00 PM.


By Kevin McManus