Early Morning Fire in Federalsburg – Intentional

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A fire early Tuesday morning at a commercial building under construction on Hargraves Drive in Federalsburg has been determined to have been intentionally set by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office. The fire was discovered around 6:30am by workers arriving who found the small fire in the electrical room. Investigators found two separate fire points…

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Pittsville Man Arrested after Explosives Found on Property

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A check on the welfare by Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputies resulted in the arrest of a Pittsville man. Deputies contacted 45 year old Christopher Wilgus at his residence on Gumboro Road and spotted what looked like homemade explosive devices placed throughout the yard and property. Wilgus told deputies he was concerned about potential attacks on…

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Federalsburg Fire Friday – Still Under Investigation

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Denton firefighters were called for a residential fire on Iron Gate Road in Federalsburg on Friday afternoon just before 2. Crews arriving at the scene found fire in a single story wood-framed home with an attached carport. The fire was discovered by the occupant and officials say there was a smoke alarm in the home…

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Henderson Fire Under Investigation

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Firefighters in Goldsboro were called for a structure fire on River Bridge Road in Henderson on New Year’s Day just after 6am. Fire officials say no one was at home at thee time of the fire – a neighbor discovered the fire at the one-story, single family home. Officials say the fire began in the…

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Family Pet Perishes in Somerset County Residential Fire

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A structure fire in Somerset County heavily damaged a single story home on Fontaine Road in Westover Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from the Fairmount Volunteer Fire Company were called around 3pm. State Fire Marshal investigators say there was a smoke alarm in the home which did activate and there were no injuries, however a pet dog…

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Monday Morning Westover House Fire Accidental

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal has ruled that a house fire Monday morning just before 10:30 was accidental. Firefighters from Princess Anne were called to Upper Hill Road in Westover and found fire in a two story, wood frame home. It took firefighters about two hours to control the fire, which investigators say began in…

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UPDATED: Fire Heavily Damages Salisbury Home; Sparked by Power Cord

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UPDATED – 10/16/23 – Deputy State Fire Marshals have determined a power cord to a lamp in the living room of the home which was located on the first floor is what sparked the blaze.  Several fire investigators examined the scene for hours before coming to this conclusion.  This case will now be closed for…

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Pittsville Fire Accidental

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Firefighters in Pittsville were called for a structure fire on Truitt Street around 11:30 Monday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found heavy fire through the roof of a detached garage. State Fire Marshal investigators say the fire was discovered by a neighbor. The blaze began in the garage and the cause was accidental –…

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Denton Garage Fire Accidental

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A three-car garage was heavily damaged by fire Friday morning in Denton. Denton firefighters were called to Greenwood Road just after 11am and investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal showed the blaze was accidental and caused by a extension cord creating a spark which came in contact with an unintentional gasoline spill by the…

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Two Pets Injured in Mardela Springs House Fire

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A fire in Mardela Springs Saturday afternoon was accidental according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal. Mardela Springs firefighters were called to a home on Athol Road just after 2:30 where they found fire in a single story home. Officials say the fire began in a kitchen electrical outlet. Two pets were taken to 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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Apartment Fire Sunday in Salisbury Under Investigation

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A fire that began in a bedroom at an three story apartment building on Fairground Drive in Salisbury Sunday evening is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal. The occupant says that she saw smoke coming from a bedroom. Salisbury firefighters had the blaze under control in a half hour – and report there…

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Early Morning Salisbury House Fire Under Investigation

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Salisbury firefighters were called for a house fire just before 1 this morning on Delaware Avenue. The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating the fire which began on the outside of a home that was vacant. A passerby spotted the fire. Damage is estimated at $55,000. If you have information on this fire – contact…

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Overnight Fire in Preston, MD Under Investigation

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an overnight fire in Preston in Caroline County, Maryland. Fire officials report no deaths or injuries to humans from the blaze, but seven cats and one lamb are unaccounted for at the site. The State Fire Marshal’s office estimates the damage to the wood frame outbuilding to…

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Fire Destroys Salisbury Pole Barn on Goddard Parkway

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Fire destroyed a 30’ x 60’ wood frame pole barn on Goddard Parkway in Salisbury Sunday night just after 10:30. Salisbury firefighters had the blaze under control in about an hour. The Maryland State Fire Marshal says the cause was accidental and started inside the shed after an electrical circuit failure. The fire was discovered by…

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Homeowner Escapes House with Attached Garage on Fire

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The cause and origin of a fire that occurred on Valentine’s Day in Sudlersville, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland is under investigation. No deaths or injuries occurred, but damage to the two-story, single family house with an attached garage is estimated at $200,000. The homeowner was home at the time of the incident and a neighbor…

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Can You Identify This Person of Interest in Crisfield Fires?

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Between September and December of last year, the Maryland State Fire Marshal has investigated several fires in the Crisfield area. The State Fire marshal’s office has now identified a person of interest in those fires and other investigations – if you can identify this man – contact the State Fire Marshal’s office at 410-713-3780 or…

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Pickup Crashes at Westside VFD; Catches Fire, Driver found Dead Inside

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The Maryland State Police and State Fire Marshal are investigating a vehicle crash Monday around noon at the Westside Volunteer Fire Department in Bivalve. Officials say a pickup truck for an unknown reason left the roadway and collided with metal safety bollards near the fire station. The truck stopped just feet from the fire station…

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House Fire in Wicomico County This Morning Ruled Accidental

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An electrical failure caused a fire early this morning on Archie Davis Road in Willards, Wicomico County. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire started in the garage attached to the one story, wood framed, single family rancher style home. The person who was inside was checked for non fire related precautionary…

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