Saturday, October 29, 2016

 Three Lives Claimed During Dwelling Fire


      Somerset County, MD -- A team of investigators from the Office of the State Fire Marshal are continuing to work on determining the origin and cause for a dwelling fire that claimed three lives today.

      The early morning blaze was called into the Somerset County Emergency Operations Center at 6:26 a.m.  Nearly 50 firefighters responded from Crisfield and multiple local volunteer fire departments and worked to bring the fire under control within 90 minutes after arrival at the scene.

      Three members of the family managed to escape the blaze, however one adult and two children perished during the fire.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has transported the deceased to confirm identity and cause of death. The structure is a 2 1/2 story wood frame, single family dwelling located at 2688 Johnson Creek Road in Crisfield, Somerset County.  Preliminary loss estimates to the structure and contents is $80,000.  No working smoke alarms have been located during the on-scene investigation.  Multiple family pets succumbed to injuries received during the fire.


2688 Johnson Creek Road Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

So sad.....

Anonymous said...

Yes terribly sad. I hope the survivors can find some peace after what they have been dealt.

Anonymous said...

Sad mom,baby,grandmother perished..mom was young enough to be considered a kid. Please pray for these people and thier family...please check your smoke detectors to see if they are working.

Anonymous said...

Please know what your talking about befor you post.... you've got the story all wrong. The mother was not there. The baby was being babysat. Thank you. Family of the mother of baby. And yes the mother is still a child herself. She is still living however and is making arrangements at the funeral home as I'm typing this.

Anonymous said...

Sorry someone said it was the mother there...found out later it was a different one.