OC Residential Building Catches Fire; Officials Report Building A Total Loss

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Here the official press release from Town of Ocean City, note it’s dated information as it was released when fire was still active:
“On Sunday, September 15, 2013, at approximately 2:25 p.m., Ocean City Communications received a call for a house fire in the area of 94th Street on the bayside.  Ocean City Fire Department personnel responded to the home, which was a three unit townhouse, and found fire coming from the building upon their arrival.
At this time, the Ocean City Fire Department is on scene attempting to extinguish t…he fire.  Along with members of the Ocean City Fire Department, crews from the Ocean Pines Fire Department, Sussex County Delaware, Ocean City Fire Boat 1 and the Ocean City Police Department are also on scene.
The fire is currently under control.  No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Ocean City Fire Marshal’s Office.”

7 comments on “OC Residential Building Catches Fire; Officials Report Building A Total Loss

  1. Very happy no injuries and kudo once again to our men/women of the our’s and surrounding fire departments. Can never say enough thanks to our firefighters/law enforcement members.

    Saddened that our friends to the north (NJ) just had a very bad fire to their rebuilt boardwalk/beach area….Dry weather, alittle wind like we had this past weekend, not even older establishments (the townhouse complex was not that old, compared to others) and quickly one’s dream and be gone by fire!

    Sunfest this weekend!
    ~BUSHMAN!~

  2. Wow, building is totally gone, burned up 100%, and it’s RIGHT in the middle of town. Very strange that it couldn’t be saved. What’s the OC fire department’s statement on this?

    • The building was fully ingulfed in flames when the first unit went on seen and do to the high wind from the south it pushed the flames through out the house an aggressive attack was made to try to salvage the remaining home but do to the instability of the roof the evacuate call was made , The two houses on each side where saved with minimal damage !!!!! I’d say my fello brothers and sisters did an awesome job !!!! 343 never forgotten

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