Federalsburg Apartment Fire Sends Woman to Hospital - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Federalsburg Apartment Fire Sends Woman to Hospital

Posted: Updated:

FEDERALSBURG, Md.- Authorities say a woman had to be taken to the hospital following a Monday night apartment fire in Federalsburg.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze was discovered by the occupant shortly after 8:30 p.m. in the living room of the apartment located at 601 Gardens Court. 

It took 35 firefighters from the Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Department approximately 40 minutes to get the fire under control. The fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to the home and another $20,000 in damage to its contents.

Investigators said the apartment's occupant, Vera Bolden, was transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. for a non-life-threatening medical issue, and was later discharged. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609. ?

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Chincoteague Reacts to Broadband Coming to the Shore

    Chincoteague Reacts to Broadband Coming to the Shore

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-11-15 23:00:55 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-11-15 23:00:55 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Faster internet is headed to Chincoteague thanks to recently allocated federal funds.More
    Faster internet is headed to Chincoteague thanks to recently allocated federal funds. More
  • Harbeson Post Office to Close, Will Relocate

    Harbeson Post Office to Close, Will Relocate

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-11-15 22:23:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-11-15 22:23:34 GMT
    Harbeson Post Office will close Dec. 29. USPS says it is working on finding a new location in town. Harbeson Post Office will close Dec. 29. USPS says it is working on finding a new location in town.
    Harbeson Post Office will close Dec. 29. USPS says it is working on finding a new location in town.Harbeson Post Office will close Dec. 29. USPS says it is working on finding a new location in town.
    In a public meeting Wednesday night, representatives for the United State’s Postal Service reassured residents it will relocate it’s soon-to-be closed post office within Harbeson’s zip code.More
    In a public meeting Wednesday night, representatives for the United State’s Postal Service reassured residents it will relocate it’s soon-to-be closed post office within Harbeson’s zip code.More
  • Delmarva Impacted by Nor'easter

    Delmarva Impacted by Nor'easter

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-11-15 22:22:01 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-11-15 22:22:01 GMT
    It's been a dreary Thursday on Delmarva as we see and feel the impacts from today's Nor'easter.More
    It's been a dreary Thursday on Delmarva as we see and feel the impacts from today's Nor'easter. More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices