Marion Station Fire Thursday – Accidental

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A fire Thursday evening in Marion Station has been ruled accidental by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office. Marion Station firefighters were called to Charles Cannon Road around 7pm where they found fire in a one story home with a detached garage. The fire was discovered by the occupants of the Somerset County home. Investigation…

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Fire at Single Family Home in Carline County Under Investigation

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A fire on Main Street in Hillsboro, Caroline County overnight caused an estimated $500,000 in damage, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. The blaze originated in the Interior of Detached Garage, in which no smoke alarm was present. No deaths or injuries resulted from the fire. If anyone has information regarding this fire,…

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Mobile Home Fire in Dorchester County Ruled Accidental

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An accidental, electrical failure under a mobile home in Reliance, Dorchester County led to a fire that started in the living room, according to preliminary information by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire on Partridge Lane yesterday afternoon caused an estimated $50,000 in damage. It took 25 firefighters about 45 minutes to control…

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Man Dead, Woman Badly Burned in Wicomico Co. Fire

Fatal fire in Salisbury Aug. 15th (photo courtesy of Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)
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A man has died in a residential fire in the Salisbury area. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, Parsonsburg Volunteer firefighters and members of other departments responded to a blaze in a one-story, single-family dwelling in the 3,200-block of Johnson Road late Monday afternoon. A female occupant escaped from the home but suffered…

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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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Man Dies In Caroline Co. Mobile Home Fire

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A deadly fire in Federalsburg is under investigation. Local firefighters responded to Hyrnko Road Saturday night at a mobile home. The male victim was found in a bedroom. Maryland State Police said official identification and cause of death are pending an autopsy, but the victim is believed to be the 63-year-old occupant of the home.…

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3 Salisbury Fires Investigated As Arsons

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating three separate fires that were apparently set at three houses on Nokomis Avenue in Salisbury. One fire occurred last Wednesday, and two other fires in the same block were reported Friday night. All three properties are owned by a rental company. The fires caused moderate fire, heat…

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Fire Wrecks Corvette, Damages Garage And Home

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A fire on Lakeview Drive in Salisbury that heavily damaged a home and destroyed a Corvette is under investigation. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, a resident of the home discovered the fire in a garage late Sunday night. A smoke alarm also activated. No injuries were reported. Damage caused to the structure…

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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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Fire Damages Eastern Shore Poultry House

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A poultry house fire in Somerset County is under investigation. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, a fire broke out in the 32,000-block of Dublin Road in Princess Anne shortly before 3:00 a.m. Monday. The fire was reported by a neighbor. Firefighters had it under control in about 45 minutes. The cause is…

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Cooking-Related Fire Damages Salisbury Home

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An accidental cooking fire has seriously damaged a home on Prince Street in Salisbury. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the blaze started in the kitchen of the home Sunday afternoon. The fire spread, and although it was out in ten minutes it resulted in the deaths of two family dogs. Firefighters rescued a…

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Caroline Co. Apartment Fire Leaves 2 Injured

Fire in Greensboro, May 14th. Photo courtesy of Md. State Fire Marshal's Office
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An apartment fire in Caroline County has sent two people to a hospital. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire broke out Friday at the Greensboro Heights Apartments in Greensboro. Two adults who were taken to University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton have since been treated and released. Damage to…

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3 Eastern Shore House Fires Investigated

Fire on Ellendale Circle, Sunday Apr. 4th. Photo courtesy of Md. State Fire Marshal's Office
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Local fire departments responded to at least three residential fires on the Eastern Shore since Friday. A family was displaced by a fire that spread from an outbuilding to a home in Wicomico County Sunday night. Members of the Fruitland Volunteer Fire Company responded to the blaze on Ellendale Circle. No one was hurt. The…

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Stove Used For Heat Causes House Fire

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A stove that was left on for heat caused a house fire in Easton Tuesday. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, nearby combustibles in the kitchen caught fire at a home on Black Dog Alley Tuesday evening. Smoke alarms activated, and no one was hurt. It took firefighters about 40 minutes to bring…

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Salisbury Home Heavily Damaged By Fire

House fire, Pemberton Dr., Salisbury Jan. 10, 2021. Photo courtesy of Maryland State Fire Marshals Office
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A house fire on Pemberton Drive in Salisbury is under investigation. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that a neighbor discovered that blaze late Sunday night. It was under control in less than one hour, but damage was estimated at $80,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Fire Causes $100,000 Damage To Salisbury Home

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A fire in Salisbury Wednesday morning caused heavy damage to a two-story home that housed two apartments, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. The blaze on Naylor Street was reported at 10:24 a.m. About 20 firefighters with the Salisbury Fire Department had the fire under control in about 20 minutes. No injuries were…

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Fire Caused By Space Heater Damages Home In Wicomico Co.

Parsonburg fire (photo courtesy of the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)
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A space heater kept close to combustibles caused a fire at a mobile home in Parsonburg, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.The fire broke out early this morning (Wednesday) at the home on Madeline Circle. It started in the master bedroom.Investigators also said smoke alarms were present but were not plugged in and…

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