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Saturday, January 20, 2018

NOI 1/16/18 Wicomico Poultry House Fire E. Hurleys Neck Road


Date:   January 16, 2018
Time:   3:43 p.m.
Location / Address:   2509 E. Hurleys Neck Rd, Mardela Springs, Wicomico Co.
Type of Incident:  Fire
Description of Structure / Property:   60’ x 500’ poultry house
Owner / Occupants:   Barry Malpass (Owner)
Injuries or Deaths:  None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure:  $300,000                      Contents: $0
Smoke Alarm Status:  n/a
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  Unknown / None
Arrests(s):   None
Primary Responding Fire Department:  Mardela Springs
# of Alarms: 1      # Of Firefighters:  42
Time to Control:   35 minutes
Discovered By:  Passerby
Area of Origin:   Interior
Preliminary Cause:   Under Investigation

Additional Information:  Anyone with information is asked to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at (410) 713-3780.


Anonymous said...

Every fire is under investigation until the fire marshal discovers that the property is not insured. If it is mortgaged and required to have insurance by the lender, you can be assured that an investigation will be done.

Anonymous said...

There will be a lot more of those fires because several of the biggest chicken companys will not put chickens in them because even if they are up dated with all the latest equipment they are considered too small. Look at all the new houses being built.