Worcester County

Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is Investigating a Fatal Whaleyville House Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatal Whaleyville House Fire, that occurred this afternoon at 11519 Sheppard’s Crossing Road in Whaleyville, Maryland.

The fire was reported by a neighbor at 2:38 PM. Upon the arrival of the Berlin Volunteer Fire Company personnel, the female victim was located and resuscitation efforts were initiated.

The victim, unfortunately, succumbed to her injuries at Tidal Health Hospital in Salisbury, Maryland, where she was originally transported to. The name of the victim is being withheld pending an investigation by the Maryland State Medical Examiner’s Office.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Berlin firefighters were assisted by responders from Showell, Ocean Pines, Bishopville, and Willards fire departments.

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office was assisted by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation on this Fatal Whaleyville House Fire.

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