UPDATE Feb 21 Photos -- Feb 20 6pm ​PGFDPIO: South Laurel - Muirkirk Road brush fire extinguished #PGFD​​ #Fire #Laurel #MD #SouthLaurel

Feb 21 - Photos - See original Feb 20 post below

Looking south, the black burn area is about 100 yards south of the Ispahan Loop tot lot.

Looking north from Muirkirk Rd toward the south side of Ispahan Loop.

On the east side of the burned area, this drinking spot, with its many bottles and cans, may possibly be implicated in the fire. 

On a less serious note, it is comforting to see how quickly the burned area is already being repopulated with its native species

Feb 20
Mark Brady PGFDPIO: 
U/D Laurel - Muirkirk Road brush fire extinguished #PGFD

Mark Brady@PGFDPIO:
... warm temps, low humidity and a little wind around here is creating busy times for PGFD w/brush fires [

Mark Brady@PGFDPIO:
... [and on/near Hermosa Dr.]

A Montpelier Hills resident was told the fire included an area in the back/south of 92xx Ispahan Loop, 
which would be at the north end of the soccer field, 
just east of Montpelier Elementary School, 
bounded on the south by Muirkirk Rd. 

Brush fires popped up in several places across the county today.