Crisfield House Fire Ruled Arson - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Crisfield House Fire Ruled Arson

Posted: Updated:

CRISFIELD, Md.- Authorities say an early Sunday fire that heavily damaged a Crisfield home was intentionally set. 

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze happened shortly before 5 a.m. at a vacant two story home located at 25145 Byrd Lane. A neighbor reported the fire, which took 20 firefighters from the Crisfield Volunteer Fire Department approximately 40 minutes to get under control.

Damage to the structure was estimated at $50,000. There were no reported injuries. 

Investigators determined the fire was set on the front porch. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Salisbury office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office at (410) 713-3780.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • NAACP Branch Seeks Removal of Delaware Confederate Monument

    NAACP Branch Seeks Removal of Delaware Confederate Monument

    08/17/2017 09:41:00 -04:002017-08-17 13:41:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-08-17 13:41:28 GMT
    The Lowers Sussex County NAACP wants officials to cut off state funding for the Georgetown Historical Society to force the removal of a Confederate monument on its grounds.More
    The Lowers Sussex County NAACP wants officials to cut off state funding for the Georgetown Historical Society to force the removal of a Confederate monument on its grounds.More
  • Kent County Judge Rejects Appeal From 4-time DUI Offender

    Kent County Judge Rejects Appeal From 4-time DUI Offender

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-08-17 13:03:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-08-17 13:03:43 GMT
    A Kent County, Delaware judge has refused to declare a mistrial or grant a new trial to a man recently convicted of his fourth drunken-driving offense.More
    A Kent County, Delaware judge has refused to declare a mistrial or grant a new trial to a man recently convicted of his fourth drunken-driving offense.More
  • Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Over Punkin Chunkin Accident

    Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Over Punkin Chunkin Accident

    08/17/2017 07:44:00 -04:002017-08-17 11:44:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:12:16 GMT
    A woman who was critically injured when an air cannon exploded during last year's Punkin Chunkin event in Bridgeville, DE has filed a federal lawsuit against event organizers and participants, state officials and Discovery Communications.More
    A woman who was critically injured when an air cannon exploded during last year's Punkin Chunkin event in Bridgeville, Del. has filed a federal lawsuit against event organizers and participants, state officials and Discovery Communications.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices