Uncategorized Columbia, MD – Sprinkler system contains fire while crews arrive May 29, 2018 viking210 Leave a comment A small fire drew firefighters to Oakland Mills on Thursday evening, officials said. Crews credited a sprinkler with containing the situation. At 9:25 p.m., the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported its personnel were in the 5700 block of Stevens Forest Road, where smoke was showing. While a small fire was at the scene, officials said a sprinkler had activated and kept the blaze under control. This was the second fire in Columbia on Thursday that Howard County firefighters handled.