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Suspicious Fires on Seafarer Lane in Ocean Pines

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating two fire which occured in the early morning hours on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 39 and 43 Seafarer Lane in Ocean Pines, Maryland.  At 1:59AM at 43 Seafarer the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department was alerted for a trash can fire.  At 3:57AM at 39 Seafarer Lane the Ocean Pines Fire Department was alerted for a detached shed fire.  Both fires remain under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Maryland Arson Hotline at 1-800-492-7529 or contact the County's Fire Marshal's Office at 410.632.5666.  

Unattended Cooking in Pocomoke Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has investigated a fire at 2135 Wildwood Trial in Pocomoke City, Maryland.  The fire occured on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 2:01PM.  Fire companies from Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Princess Anne and Girdletree were alerted to the afternoon fire.  The fire was extinguished by the homeowner prior to the fire department's arrival.  The alert was for a residential structure fire.  The cause of the fire is listed as accidental and blamed on unattended cooking.

Female sustained burn injuries from smoking with oxygen

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office investigated a fire at 718 Snow Hill Road in Stockton, Maryland at 9:32AM on Saturday, August 24, 2019.  An elderly female was at home smoking during the use of oxygen and sustained burn injuries to her face, hands and respiartatoy system.  She was transported to the PRMC in Salisbury, where at the time of this release was admitted in serious condition.  The Stockton and Girdletree Volunteer Fire Departments responded, along with Snow Hill EMS to the incident. The fire is listed as accidental and contributed to careless smoking.

 

WOC Mobile Home Damage By Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office has investigated a fire at 12346 Old Bridge Road, Lot 111 in West Ocean City, Maryland which occurred at 10:16AM Monday, August 12, 2019. Firefighters from Ocean City and Berlin were alerted for a mobile home fire  Arriving firefithers found an extinguished bedroom fire.  The tenant was able to extinguish the fire prior to the fire department's arrival. The cause of the fire is listed as accidental and contributed to careless use of a candle.

For additional information call the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-632-5666.

18 month old substained burn injuries at Frontier Town

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office investigated a fire at 8428 Stephen Decautr Highway in Berlin, Maryland at Frontier Town Campground at 1:19AM on Friday, August 9, 2019.  A 18 month old male fell into an outside recreational burn pit and received injuries to his left hand.  The infant was transported to PRMC in Salisbury by EMS and later released.  The incident is classified as an accident.

Berlin Residential House Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office has investigated a fire at 10209 Trappe Road in Belrin, Maryland which occurred at 6:06PM Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Firefighters from Ocean City and Berlin were alerted for a residential structure fire  Arriving firefithers found an extinguished kitchen fire.  The occupant was able to extinguish the stovetop fire prior to the fire department's arrival. The cause of the fire is listed as accidental and contributed to unattended cooking.

For additional information call the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-632-5666.

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