Residential & Commercial Building on Fire in Laurel


Laurel firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire on East Market Street in Laurel. The first call came out just before 1am. Crews arriving at the scene found heavy smoke and fire coming from a third floor residence above the 1 Chinese Restaurant and Dollar Bill$ Thrift Store with fire spreading through structure. Fire crews from Sussex, Kent and Wicomico Counties are on the scene along with paramedics. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.

Fire companies from Farmington, Bridgeville, Delmar, Georgetown, Greenwood, Gumboro, Indian River, Lewes, Millsboro, Seaford, Selbyville, Blades, Salisbury, Sharptown, Mardela Springs, Hebron also provided assistance or stand by.

Roads throughout the area of the fire are closed and power is also out due to the fire with about 387 Delmarva Power customers affected.