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Snow Hill Residential Outside Building Destroy By Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has conducted a fire investigation which occurred at 8:50PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 5860 Worcester Highway in Snow Hill, Maryland.  Arriving firefighters found heavy fire and smoke extending from an outside shed.  The fire was initially reported as a residential structure fire with fire companies from Snow Hill, Newark, Girdletree and Stockton dispatched to the incident. The property is owned by Lynn & Mykel Suarez.  Damage was severe to the outside structure (shed).  The cause of the fire is accidental from a heat lamp used for animals.  Anyone with questions or information may call Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at 410.632.5666 or jmcmahon@co.worcester.md.us.

Smoking Contributed For Cause of Berlin House Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has conducted a fire investigation which occurred at 11:20AM on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 10345 Old Ocean City Blvd in Berlin, Maryland.  Arriving firefighters found smoke extending from an outside rear porch.  The house was a duplex and one of the occupants was at home at the time of the fire.  No injuries were reported with the fire.  The house is owned by Edward Reister and was occupied by two other families.  Damage was minimal and contained to the outside of the house and rear door opening.  The cause of the fire is accidental from careless smoking.  Anyone with questions or information may call Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at 410.632.5666 or jmcmahon@co.worcester.md.us.

Burn Injury From Outside Control Burn

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at 3:25PM the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department was alerted for an outside fire with exposure to a vehicle.  Upon arrival firefighters found a S10 Pickup burning with a small field fire.  The fire was quickly extinguished.  However, the owner of the property at 9642 Bishopville Road was injured trying ot extinguish the vehicle fire.  He was transported to AGH by Bishopville EMS for difficulty breathing and minor burns to his hands.  He was later released.  The cause of the fire is accidental and contributed to an outside control burn.  Anyone with questions call call Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at 410.632.5666 or email jmcmahon@co.worcester.md.us

West Ocean City Home Damaged By Outside Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marhsal's Office has investigated a fire at 12949 Center Drive in West Ocean City.  The 6:15PM fire on Sunday, March 5, 2017 was extinguished prior to the fire department's arrival.  The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company did check for extention within the structure, but the fire was contained to an outside walkway and deck on the second floor.  Fire Damage was limited to the deck handrails, and soffit above the deck overhang, as well as the siding of the house.  The cause of the fire is listed as improper disposal of a cigarette.  Anyone with information about the fire may contact Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at 410.632.5666 ext. 1 or jmcmahon@co.worcester.md.us

 

Fire Damages Griffin Road Berlin Home

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Offfice is investigating a fire which occurred at 10322 Griffin Road in Berlin, Maryland.  Arriving firefighters found heavy smoke and fire showing from the one story single family home.   The fire was quickly extinguished and contained to the east side of the house.  However, not after doing substantial damage to the home.  Fire Departments from Berlin, Ocean City, Ocean Pines, Newark, Showell, Bishopville and Willards responded to the two box alarm type fire response.  The house is owned by Jeanette Hudson of Philadelphia, PA, who was at home at the time of the fire.  A total of 3 people were inside the house when the fire was discovered.  All escaped and there were no injuries reported in the 10:33AM fire.  The fire started on the exterior of the home and spread up the side and into the attic area of the home.  The cause of the fire is listed as undetermined at this time.  Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at 410.632.5666 or jmcmahon@co.worcester.md.us.

 

Snow Hill Residential Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has invetigated a fire which damaged a structure at 4741 Snow Hill Road, Snow Hill.  The structure was a single family home converted into two apartments.  The first floor apartment was occupied.  The fire started in the second floor apartment and contributed to unattended cooking.  No injuries were reported in the 6:45PM.  Volunteer Fire Companies from Snow Hill, Stockton, Girdletree and Newark responded.  The fire is listed as accidental.

Photo courtsey Snow Hill Vol. Fire Co.

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