Building Fire at Snow Hill Lumber Yard

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigated a fire at the Paul Jones Lumber Mill at 324 E. Market Street in Snow Hill on Saturday, December 31, 2016. The 1PM fire was reported as a building fire. Arriving firefighters found the second floor of an outbuilding on fire upon arrival. Fire companies from Snow Hill, Stockton, Girdletree and Newark responded to the 4 company automatic box alarm. The fire was quickly extinguished. The cause of the fire is listed as undetermined. There was an outdoor control burn being conducted in the area and the wind may have played a factor in this fire. Anyone with information is asked to call Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Owens at 410.632.5666 or mowens@co.worcester.md.us.