Friday, April 14, 2017
Building Fire at Wicomico County Business
WICOMICO COUNTY, April 14, 2017 - Investigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office have concluded an investigation at Expert House Movers in Sharptown. The fire occurred around 12:56 pm today at 25732 Elzey Brown Loop in Sharptown of Wicomico County. The fire occurred in a 100' x 120' wood framed, commercial outbuilding at the property owned by Jerry and Gabe Matyiko. The Sharptown Fire Department, as well as over 40 firefighters of surrounding fire companies, responded to the two alarm fire which took approximately two hours to control. The fire was first reported by an employee and the investigation has revealed the fire to be accidental due to welding repairs being conducted inside of the building. Damages due to the fire are estimated to be a combined $1,000,000 total for structure and contents, and there were no injuries as a result of the fire.
at 4/14/2017 10:26:00 PM