Outdoor Burn Ban in Effect in Worcester County


All outdoor burning in Worcester County is now banned for an indefinite period of time. Worcester County Fire Marshal Matthew Owens issued the burn ban due to the county’s dry conditions. He says the ban should reduce the number of out-of-control, outside fires, which cause safety concerns for area residents, visitors, and especially responding fire…

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1 Dead Following Fire Connected To Outdoor Burning


One person is dead following a fire in Snow Hill. According to the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office, members of the Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Company and paramedics responded to the 100-block of North Ross Street Wednesday afternoon. One person died of burn injuries. Investigators said outdoor burning was taking place at the location. The…

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