Fire dam­ages res­i­dence in Ch­ester

Record Observer - - NEWS -

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.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHOTO

A house fire in Ch­ester on Dec. 1 was con­tained to one room. The ori­gin of the fire re­mains un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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