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Worcester County, Maryland Government Website - www.co.worcester.md.us

NO BURN BAN - However a "High Fire Danger" Alert remains in effect due to the winds.
All outside burning CANNOT be left unattended.

Currently there is NO Burn Ban in effect in Worcester County

*** RECALL ***
Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due To Alarm Failure - CLICK HERE for Link

 
July 23, 2015 - Bishopville House Fire
Written by Matt Owens   
Monday, 27 July 2015 08:38

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a residential structure fire located at 10721 St. Martins Neck Road, Bishopville, Maryland in Worcester County. At approximately 5:30 pm on July 23, 2015 the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a reported residential structure fire at the above mentioned address. The Showell, Selbyville, Roxana, and Ocean City Volunteer Fire Companies were alerted to assist. Upon their arrival, they observed smoke and fire extending from a two story residential structure. The fire was quickly extinguished and contained to the area of origin. The dwelling was occupied at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. The dwelling involved in the fire is owned and occupied by Kelly Hawkins and Adeilia Rachele Price. The fire was caused by unattended cooking and is listed as accidental. Anyone with additional questions is asked to contact Chief Deputy Matthew Owens at 410-632-5666 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
July 20, 2015 - Ocean City Boat Fire
Written by Matt Owens   
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 08:58

    The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a boat fire located just south of the Commercial Harbor in West Ocean City, Maryland in Worcester County. At approximately 4:45 pm on July 20, 2015 the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a reported boat fire. Upon their arrival, they observed smoke and fire extending from the remains of a pontoon boat. The vessel burnt to the water line. The Ocean City Fire Department was assisted by the Maryland Natural Resources Police and the United States Coast Guard. The vessel involved in the fire was owned by Under the Bridge Watersports LLC. The vessel was occupied by 7 persons at the time of the discovery of the fire and all were able to escape with no injuries reported. The fire originated at the motor of the vessel and extended to the entire boat. The fire is listed as accidental. Anyone with additional questions is asked to contact Chief Deputy Matthew Owens at 410-632-5666 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
July 16, 2015 - Berlin Fire Investigations
Written by Robert Korb, Jr.   
Thursday, 16 July 2015 15:45
The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office investigated several fires including a fire on the exterior of a single-family dwelling located at 2006 Pony Island Lane in Berlin, Maryland at approximately 7:26 AM. The home is owned and occupied by Karl and Catherine VanVonno. Additionally there were several other outside fires occurring at the same time in the immediate area. The cause of the fires are still under investigation and the Fire Marshal’s office is seeking help with anyone that might have additional information. Questions should be directed to Deputy Robert Korb, Jr. at 410-632-5666 or you can remain anonymous by calling 800-492-7529.
 
June 27, 2015 - Brush and Marsh Fire, St. Martins Park
Written by Jeff McMahon   
Monday, 29 June 2015 12:47

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire which occurred at the St. Martin's Park off Route 90.  The Ocean City and the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Companies responded to the Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:40PM fire.  Arriving firefighters found an area approximately 50 x 300 feet of brush and marsh on fire extending from a peir located on the south side of the park.  The cause of the fire is listed as undetermined.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 410.632.5666 or Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
2015 Fireworks Safety

If you plan on using fireworks this summer and during the holidays remember Worcester County's law.  Ground based sparkling devices, hand held sparklers and snaps and pops are all that are legal in Maryland and Worcester County.  The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office will be out in force over the 4th of July Holiday weekend and other Law Enforcement Agencies will also be on the lookout for illegal fireworks.  Avoid the fines, up to a $1,000, and visit public fireworks displays listed below or only purchase and use ground based sparkling devices. Transporting fireworks purchased outside of Maryland is against the law.  For a fireworks safety pdf sheet Go here. For a fireworks safety video and additional safety information Click Here. Injury Facts sheet Click Here.

PUBLIC FIRE WORKS DISPLAYS IN WORCESTER COUNTY:

COUNTY DISPLAYS
Friday, July 3rd Snow Hill Riverfront - 9PM
Friday, July 3rd, Ocean Downs - (after the last race, approximately 10:30PM) - Rain Date, Sunday, July 5th
Saturday, July 4th, Ocean Pines Display at Showell Park - 9:00PM - Rain Date, Sunday, July 5th

Saturday, July 11th, Girdletree Firehouse - 9:15PM
Saturday, August 1st, Pocomoke Fairgrounds, 10:15PM
Sunday, September 6th, Ocean Downs - (after the last race, approximately 10:30PM)

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June 24, 2015 - Residential Structure Fire in Ocean City
Written by Robert Korb, Jr.   
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 08:10

At approximately 5:00 AM the Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 10049 Waterview Drive. Upon arrival, crews extinguished a small fire in a rear bedroom. The home was occupied by Nancy Holmes and is owned by Sovereign II LLC. A fire investigation revealed the fire originated in the bedroom due to unattended candles. No injuries were reported but the occupant was displaced until repairs could be made. The American Red Cross responded to assist. The fire is considered accidental. Anyone with questions should contact Deputy Fire Marshal Robert Korb, Jr.

 
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