Worcester County

West Ocean City Fire Ruled Arson

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the West Ocean City Fire, which occurred on June 22, 2021 at 12847 Harbor Road in West Ocean City, Maryland, to be intentionally set and ruled an Arson.

The 1:51 AM fire destroyed an unoccupied home and boat house and also damaged three additional houses. Two firefighters received injuries while battling the fire.

The assistance of the public has been encouraging and the Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the allied agencies, is following up on every led.

The County Fire Marshal’s office was assisted on the scene by the Ocean City Fire Marshal’s Office and a Maryland State Fire Marshal K9 accelerant unit.

The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation is assisting the County Fire Marshal’s Office with the on-going investigation. Anyone with any information related to the June 22nd Harbor Road arson is ask to call the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-632-5666 or the Maryland Fire and Arson hotline at 1-800-492-7528.

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