UPDATED: Arrest Made in March 29th Ocean Pines Arson

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UPDATED – 04/12/24 – A fire in Ocean Pines on March 29th was ruled arson by the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s office. Later that night arrest warrants were obtained for Felix Rounds, Junior who started the fire by setting clothing on fire. He was transported to Tidal Health-Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for evaluation…

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Three Month Investigation Leads to Arrest of Cambridge Man for Arson

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Deputy State Fire Marshals have arrested a 31-year-old Cambridge man for arson and numerous other charges stemming from an arson fire on September 23rd of this year at 406 Muir Street in Cambridge. Following a thorough three month long criminal investigation conducted by Deputy State Fire Marshals, Roberto O’Donald Gross was identified and then located today in…

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Monday Morning Crisfield Fire – Arson

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An investigation by Maryland State Fire Marshals has determined a fire on Locust Street in Crisfield was arson. Crisfield firefighters were called just after 5 Monday morning and found fire venting to the outside of the home. Officials say the home was vacant and there was no evidence of smoke alarms or a sprinkler system.…

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Worcester County Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Arson Fire

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The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a vehicle fire in Berlin that happened before 11:00 this morning at the intersection of Mary Road and Sinepuxent Road. Upon arrival, units observed the flames extending throughout the Ford Transit cargo van that was abandoned on the side of the roadway. Crews worked quickly to extinguish…

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Fire Officials Investigating Arson Cases in Salisbury

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Deputy Maryland State Fire Marshals need your help in identifying who is responsible for setting arson fires at a vacant building on 616 East Church Street in Salisbury. The latest incident happened yesterday before 5 pm. This vacant building has had two previous fires in it.  One fire was in January of 2022 and the…

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Caroline County Shed Fire – Intentional

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Maryland State Fire Marshal investigators are looking for the person responsible for burning down a shed on Drapers Mill Road in Greensboro Friday evening. Firefighters were called just after 6pm and found a 12- by 16-foot shed on fire. Officials say the blaze started inside the shed and was intentionally set. The shed, a vehicle…

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Smyrna House Fire on East Mount Vernon Street – Arson

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A fire Thursday night that heavily damaged an East Mount Vernon Street home in Smyrna has been ruled arson by the Delaware State Fire Marshal. Firefighters from Citizens’ Hose Company were called just before 10pm and found active fire inside an unoccupied home. Investigation showed the fire was intentional and a criminal investigation is underway.…

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Overnight Vehicle Fire in Salisbury; Officials Investigating

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a vehicle fire in Salisbury they say someone started. A neighbor discovered the 2019 Ford Escape on fire after 2 am. The Hebron Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene on Barton Avenue. Officials have not arrested anyone up to this point in connection with the incident. Anyone…

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Arson Suspected At Assisted-Living Home

Salisbury fire Feb. 23rd, photo courtesy of Md. State Fire Marshal's Office
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A fire at an assisted living home in Salisbury may have been deliberately set. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire on North Division Street started Wednesday afternoon in a two-story wood-frame house. No one was injured. The fire caused about $17,000 damage to the structure and contents. About 30 firefighters had…

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Fires Set At Trash Containers In Wicomico Co.

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating fires that were apparently set in a large dumpster behind the Goodwill store in Salisbury, and in two small trash cans at the neighboring Wawa on South Salisbury Boulevard. Firefighters arrived and quickly put out the fires early Friday at about 2:20 a.m. Investigators said someone was…

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Arson Suspected In Wicomico Co. House Fire

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A house fire in Salisbury has been ruled a case of arson, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire broke out at 12:40 a.m. Friday on the exterior of the single-family home on Raven Court. A neighbor discovered the blaze.No one was hurt. Investigators said the cause of the fire was incendiary.…

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Investigators: Greenwood Bar & Grill Fire Was Set

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A fire that gutted The Pit Stop Bar and Grill in Greenwood last month was deliberately set, according to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire broke out at about 3:00 a.m. May 18th at the building on West Market Street. Investigators have since determined it was a case of arson. One firefighter suffered…

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Arson Suspected In Milford House Fire

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A Milford house fire was deliberately set, according to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office. Sunday afternoon’s blaze broke out in the 500-block of Seabury Avenue near South Walnut Street. Members of the Carlisle Fire Company encountered smoke pouring from the home when they arrived. No one was located inside, and no injuries were reported.…

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Suspected Arson Probed In Crisfield, Md.

Suspected arson in Crisfield (photo courtesy of Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)
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A house fire in Somerset County was intentional, according to an investigation conducted by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. At about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded to a blaze in Crisfield at a two-storm home on Locust Street. Someone who was passing by discovered the fire, which started in the living room. No one…

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Investigators: Seaford House Fire Was Deliberately Set

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A house fire early Thursday in Seaford was deliberately set, according to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire was reported during the 1:00 a.m. hour in the 600-block of Elm Drive. There were no reports of any injuries. Firefighters from Seaford, Laurel and Blades responded, as did the Fire Marshal’s Office. Damage is…

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Suspect Arrested For Dover Arson

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Dover Police have arrested a man in connection with a fire that was set in the garage of a home on Aham Street.According to police, after firefighters put out the blaze Wednesday morning investigators determined that it was deliberately set.Investigators were led to 20-year-old Balowens Duverger as the suspect.Duverger is charged with arson and reckless…

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Teen Charged In Wicomico Co. Arson Investigation

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A juvenile is charged with two counts of arson in Wicomico County. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the charges resulted from three investigations. One fire was set at a home on Roger Street in Salisbury last April. The 14-year-old suspect is also charged with an attempted arson  August 10th at an apartment on…

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Teen Charged With Setting Two Vehicle Fires

Loblolly Lane, Salisbury
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A juvenile is charged with setting two vehicles on fire in Salisbury last month, within a block of each other in the neighborhood around Salisbury University. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the 17-year-old suspect is connected to a fire July 15th on Elberta Avenue and a fire July 21st on Loblolly Lane.…

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Man Arrested for Princess Anne Fire

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Fire broke out early Friday morning outside a Princess Anne home that had been converted to a three-unit apartment building.  When emergency personnel arrived on the scene the residents were out of the building and had put out the small fire.  Firefighters found a charred fur coat that smelled of gasoline and requested the State…

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Vehicle Set On Fire In Salisbury

Loblolly Lane, Salisbury
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A vehicle fire in Wicomico County is being investigated as a case of arson. A neighbor of the owner saw a vehicle on fire early this morning on Loblolly Lane in Salisbury. The fire was quickly put out. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause appears to be ‘incendiary.’ Anyone who can help…

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