Chicken House Fire in Pocomoke; Cause Under Investigation


The cause of a commercial structure fire that occurred in Pocomoke yesterday morning currently remains under investigation. The fire occurred on Boston Road at just before 6 a.m. yesterday. Several area fire departments responded. Fire and smoke were seen coming from a chicken house full of approximately 18,000 four-week-old chickens. Firefighters worked to bring the…

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Worcester County Fire Marshal Investigating Stockton Chicken House Fire


Firefighters from Stockton were called for a structure fire on Stockton Road around 8:15 Sunday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found a working chicken house fire – and called for additional tankers to respond. Fire crews from Worcester County and Accomack County, VA, were able to keep the blaze from spreading to nearby chicken…

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Fire Heavily Damages Chicken House On Eastern Shore

Cordova chicken house fire, 2/19/22 (photo courtesy of Md. State Fire Marshal's Office)

Damage is estimated at $200,000 in a commercial chicken house fire in Talbot County. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire in Cordova broke out last Saturday afternoon. It took firefighters about 90 minutes to bring the fire under control. The owner discovered the blaze, and the cause is under investigation. Anyone…

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Former Chicken House In Millsboro Scorched By Fire

Conaway Rd Chicken House Fire (photo courtesy of Millsboro Fire Co.)

A fire Tuesday morning heavily damaged a poultry house in the 30,000 block of Conaway Road on the west edge of Millsboro. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, members of the Millsboro Fire Company encountered smoke and flames coming from the structure when they arrived shortly before 8:00 a.m. The structure was being…

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Fire Damages Laurel Area Chicken House


Delmar firefighters were called for a chicken house fire on Old Stage Road just before 5:30 Friday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found a fully involved chicken house with exposures to propane tanks and another chicken house. Crews from Laurel, Gumboro, Blades and Sharptown also responded along with medic units. The State Fire Marshal…

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Friday Morning Chicken House Fire in Delmar – Accidental


A chicken house fire Friday morning in Delmar has been ruled accidental by the Delaware State Fire Marshal.  Delmar Fire crews were called just after 7am to the chicken house on Delmar Road and found smoke and flames coming from the structure.  Several other companies provided aid and cover.  Officials say the fire was caused…

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