Fire damages residence in Chester
CHESTER — A fire was reported the evening of Dec. 1 at a Chester residence. The homeowner, Barbara Crocker, observed the fire in the first floor bedroom of her two-story home on Little Creek Road shortly before 7 p.m. and called 911.
The Kent Island and Grasonville volunteer fire departments responded to the call and were able to contain the blaze in under a half hour. The origin of the fire is under investigation by the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal. Damages are estimated to be $15,000 for the structure and contents.
A house fire in Chester on Dec. 1 was contained to one room. The origin of the fire remains under investigation.