Pocomoke, MD – The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office investigated a residential structure fire that occurred in the 1900 block of Cedar Hall Rd in Pocomoke City, Maryland on March 5, 2023.
The Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched for a reported house fire at 7:45 AM. First arriving crews observed smoke and fire coming from the second floor of the home.
Crews were quickly able to assist the resident and a dog out of the residence and the fire was swiftly brought under control.
One firefighter was injured during suppression operations and was transported to Tidal Health in Salisbury, MD by Pocomoke EMS, where they were treated and released.
Fire investigators determined the fire was accidental and originated from an appliance in the kitchen. Smoke alarms were present and operational at the time of the incident.
Pocomoke was assisted by Snow Hill, Stockton, Girdletree and New Church, Virginia Volunteer Fire Departments.
Attached Photo courtesy of Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company