The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has investigated a residential house fire at 108 East Martin Street which occurred on Friday evening, November 16, 2018 at 10:32PM. 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 tenant was home at the time of the fire and had to escape out a window. The house was owned by Albert Davis and occupied by Lynn Tindle and family. The fire is listed as accidental and contributed the improper use of an electrical extension cord.
PHOTO 1 Courtesy of Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Company