Ocean Pines Alarm for Smoke in a Structure

On Friday, February 3, 2017 at 9:10AM the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a report of smoke in a structure at 24 Fairway Lane.  Upon arrival command reported a heavy odor of smoke in the structure and upgraded the alarm.  Fire companines from Ocean Pines and Showell responded.  It was determined the cause of the fire was a faulted air handler for the HVAC system.  No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is listed as accidental.