The Stockton, GIrdletree, Snow Hill and Greenbackville Volunteer Fire Companies responded to a report of a chicken house fire at 2024 Snow Hill Road on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Arriving firefighters found the chicken house well envolved with fire. The cause of the fire was contributed to an electrical wiring malfucntion. Several thousand chickens parrished in the fire. No injuries were reported. The cause is listed as accidental.