Explosion, warehouse fire in Beltsville
By Deputy Chief Mike Montieth
February 5, 2021

Approximately 7:50 am this morning, the alarm was sounded for the 11200 block of Somerset Ave in Beltsville for a reported explosion. Engine 31 and surrounding companies responded and found a one-story warehouse with smoke showing. Crews found a working fire inside the building. As crews were arriving and working inside another explosion, believed to have come from a recycling unit inside the building, occurred. No injuries have been reported.