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Commercial Structure Fire at Millville Lumber in Snow Hill

Firefighters from Snow Hill, Newark, Girdletree, Stockton, Salisbury, Fruitland, and Parsonsburg Volunteer Fire Companies responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at 6781 Snow HIll Road, Millville Lumber Company in Snow Hill, Maryland.  The fire was reported at 12:14PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  Fire fighters remain on the scene at the time of this release.  Arriving firefighters reported heavy smoke and fire extending from a building at the lumber mill used to store wood shavings.  The building was a total loss.  The extinguishment of the fire was hampered by high northwest winds.  The cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation.  Anyone with additional information or questions can contact Senor Deputy Fire Marshal Robert Korb, Jr. at 410-632-5666 ext 4 or rkorb@co.worcester.md.us

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Update of investigation will be posted after the on-scene investigation is complete.

West Ocean City Home Damaged By Fire

UPDATED: 2/25/19

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a residential house fire at 12355 Snug Harbor Road in West Ocean City, Maryland.  The fire was reported at 10:32PM on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Firefighters from Ocean City, Berlin, Showell, Ocean Pines and Newark volunteer fire departments responded to the fire.  Arriving firefighters found heavy fire showing from the house.  The house suffered heavy damage.  The property is owned by Susan and Richard Carmine.  The house was a second home for the Carmine's and was not occupied at the time of the fire.  One firefighter was transported to AGH with a leg injury and later released. The house had working smoke alarms.  The house was not equipped with a residential fire sprinkler system.  The cause is listed as accidental and contributed to an electrical malfucntion.  Anyone with questions or information is asked to call Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Owens at 410.632.5666 Ext. 2 or mowens@co.worcester.md.us

Three Hospitalized After Early Morning Bishopville Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a residential house fire at 12121 Salt Point Road in Bishopville which occurred early Monday morning February 18, 2018 at 3:30AM.  Firefighters from Bishopville, Berlin, Showell, Ocean Pines and Ocean City, along with several Sussex County volunteer fire departments responded to the fire.  Arriving firefighters found heavy fire showing from the house.  The house is a total loss.  The property is owned by Mark and Becky Ange. They were home with their son at the time of the fire.  All three were transported to PRMC.  Mrs. Agne suffered 1st and 2nd degree burns and was later transported to Bayview Burn Center in Baltimore.  The extent of the other injuries is unknown at this time.  Two family pets, a dog and rabbit died in the fire.  The house had working smoke alarms.  The house was not equipped with a residential fire sprinkler system.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Fire Marshal Chris Vieira at 410.632.5666 Ext. 5 or cvieira@co.worcester.md.us

West Ocean City Business Fire - Caliber Collision

Firefigthers from Berlin, Showell, Ocean Pines, Ocean City and Newark Volunteer Fire Companies responded to a commercial structure fire at 10:58PM on Sunday night January 13, 2019.  Arriving firefighters discovered heavy smoke and fire extending from the building's roof at Caliber Collision located at 11805 Ocean Gateway.  Firefigthers were on the scene for three hours.  Fire damage was extensive throughout the office area of the business with smoke and water damage throughout the business.  The cause of the fire is accidental and contributed to an electrical issues interior the building.  Anyone with additional information or questions can contact Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Owens at 410-632-5666 ext 2 or mowens@co.worcester.md.us

Snow Hill Family Homeless After Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has investigated a residential house fire at 111 N. Collins Street in Snow Hill which occurred on Thursday afternoon, December 27, 2018 at 4:32PM.  Firefighters from Snow Hill, Girdletree, Newark, Stockton and Pocomoke responded to the scene.  Arriving firefighters found heavy fire showing from the front of the house.  The fire was quickly controlled.  A Worcester County Deputy Sheriff assisted the occupants with escaping the house. The house was owned by John Flatley and occupied by Carl Milbourne and family.  Red Cross assisted the family with temporary housing and clothing.  The fire is listed as accidental and contributed the improper use of an electrical extension cord.

Showell Dwelling Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an house fire at 10012 Pitts Road in Showell, Maryland at 1:45AM. Firefighters from Berlin, Showell, Bishopville, Ocean Pines and Selbyville responded. It took firefighters two hours to control the fire. The onwers of the residence were in Pennsylvania at the time of the fire.  The cause of the fire is accidental and contributed to the improper use of a portable space heater.  No injuries were reported.  Anyone with information or questions is asked to call the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-632-5666 or email Senior Deputy Fire Marshal Robert Korb, Jr. at rkorb@co.worcester.md.us
 

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