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Berlin Residential House Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a residential structure fire located at 10117 Greenbriar Drive, Berlin.  At approximately 3:30 pm on January 2, 2016 the Berlin, Showell, Bishopville, Ocean Pines and Ocean City Volunteer Fire Companies were alerted for a reported residential structure fire.  Upon their arrival, they observed fire and smoke extending from a two story residential structure.  The fire was quickly extinguished and contained to the building of origin.  The dwelling involved in the fire was occupied at the time of fire and all occupants were able to escape with no injuries reported.  The owner/occupant of the dwelling is Robert and Tiffanie Nichols.  The owners, along with their three children and family pet, were able to escape.  The fire originated in a first floor bathroom and is listed as accidental.   Anyone with additional questions is asked to contact Chief Deputy Matthew Owens at 410-632-5666 or by email at mowens@wcfmo.org.