On January 28, 2014 Fire department units responded to a dwelling fire at 6291 McKendree Road, Dunkirk, Md. 20754. First arriving units encountered a single family residence with heavy fire coming from the rear and roof of the dwelling. The sole occupant of the house was located in the front yard of the residence and transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for evaluation.
Fire Investigators continued their investigation and on February 14, 2014 charges were sought against the occupant, Mr. Timothy B. Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was charged with 1st Degree Arson, 2nd Degree Arson, Malicious Destruction of Property, Disorderly Conduct, and Reckless Endangerment. Mr. Jacobs was taken into custody on these charges on February 17 and is currently being held without bond.