Two Transported to Hospital after Stockton Outside Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office has investigated a fire at 6713 Goerge Island Landing Road in Stockton.  Volunteer Fire Companies from Stockton, Girdletree, Snow Hill, Pocomoke and Greenbackville, Virginia responded to the 2:20PM fire on Friday, March 29, 2019.  The fire was contained to an area of brush.  The home owner and a friend were attempting to clear out over grown brush when the fire shifted and started moving towards the residence.  The two were transported to PRMC for smoke inhalation and minor burns and later released.  The property is owned by Kathleen Evans.  The fire is listed as accidental.  For further information contact Deputy FIre Marshal Chris Vieira at 410.632.5666 ext. 5 or cvieira@co.worcester.md.us