Fatal Fire in Pocomoke City
(Pocomoke City, Md) - The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fatal dwelling fire located at 900 Market Street, Pocomoke City, Maryland in Worcester County. At approximately 5 am on June 6, 2015 the Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a reported residential structure fire at the above mentioned address. Upon their arrival, they observed smoke and fire extending from a two and a half story single family residential dwelling. Firefighters made entry into the dwelling and quickly located a victim on the first floor. This victim was transported by Pocomoke EMS to PRMC in Salisbury. This victim was then transported to Bayview in Baltimore. Upon conducting a secondary search of the structure, a second victim was discovered on the first floor. The second victim was determined to be deceased. The names of both victims are being withheld pending notification of family members. The fire was quickly extinguished. Stockton, Girdletree, and New Church Volunteer Fire Companies assisted with the suppression of the fire. Firefighters remained on the scene for approximately 5 hours. Worcester County Criminal Bureau of Investigations and Pocomoke Police Department are assisting with the investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Chief Deputy Matthew Owens at 410-632-5666 or by email email@example.com.