The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office investigated a commercial structure fire at Smokers BBQ Pit located at 9711 Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City early this morning. The Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 4:12 AM. Upon arrival, crews experienced fire conditions on the exterior of the structure. Crews brought the fire under control quickly with fire and smoke damage extending throughout the interior as well. Additional assistance was provided by the Berlin Volunteer Fire Company. Deputies from the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the scene and conducted a fire scene examination. The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation with severe weather believed to have been a contributing factor.
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For further information contact Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Robert Korb, Jr. at 410-632-5666 x2 or firstname.lastname@example.org