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Pocomoke Apartment Fire

On Thursday March 8, 2018 a high occupancy residential fire box alarm was struck for 1018 Lynnhaven Drive in Pocomoke.  Fire companies from Pocomoke, Stockton, Snow Hill and New Church, Virginia were alert for the alarm.  Arriving firefighters found a small fire within a door frame leading to a laundry area.  The fire was quickly extinguished and the investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be the result of a improperly discarded cirgarette.  Damage was contained to the laundry room door and frame.  No injuries were reported.  Anyone with additional information is asked to call Deputy Chris Vieira at 410.632.5666 or cvieira@co.worcester.md.us

Photo Credits: Chief Gladding & DFM Vieira