UPDATED: Ocean View Home Heavily Damaged by Fire – How You can Help the Family


Sunrise Lane fire in Ocean View/Image courtesy Bethany Beach VFC

UPDATED – 02/21/23 – Mariners Bethel UM Church is a collection point for anyone looking to help Jim & Ada Carr recover from the loss of their home. The Church will collect gift cards for general needs and for eating establishments. They ask not to donate clothing or household items at this time. Gift cards can be dropped at the church office or given to the Pastor. All financial donations to support the family will be forwarded to a special account set up for the family and their needs. Any checks should be written to Mariners with “CARR FAMILY” in the memo and dropped in the giving boxes at the church at 81 Central Avenue, Ocean View, DE.


02/18/23 – The Delaware State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause and origin of a blaze that heavily damaged a two story home on Sunrise Lane in Ocean View Saturday afternoon. Millville firefighters were called around 5pm and found heavy fire when they arrived on the scene. Crews from Bethany Beach, Frankford, Dagsboro, Selbyville, Roxana and Bishopville assisted or provided back up. County paramedics were also called. Two people in the home were able to escape and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. Damage is estimated at $300,000.