Non-Permitted Control Burn - Berlin Response Area

On Friday night September 15, 2017 at 11:25PM a residential Box Alarm was alerted for Berlin, Showell, Bishopville, Selbyville and Willards volunteer fire companies for a residential structure fire which was determined as control burn of a demolished remnants of a house.  The owner had obtained a demolision permit, but failed to involve any fire company with the burn.  The fire was reported at 11810 Sheppards Crossing Raod in Whalyville.  At the request of the OIC the Fire Marshal responded to initiate a fire origin and cause investigaiton.  The cause of the fire was listed as accidental and a warning issued to the owner regarding an unpermitted control burn.