Ocean Pines Residential House Fire

On Saturday night, September 16, 2017 Ocean Pines, Berlin, Showell and Bishopville were alerted on a residential box alarm for a report of a house fire at 566 Ocean Parkway.  Arriving firefighters found a second floor porch area on fire.  The fire was quickly extinquished and damage contained to the porch decking and a garage.  The cause of the fire is listed as accidental and contributed to careless smoking.  Anyone with quesitons or information is asked to contact Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Owens at 410.632.5666 ext 2 or mowens@co.worcester.md.us