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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