Ocean City Today

Dog alerts family to home fire

By Greg Ellison | Feb 22, 2018
Photo by: Greg Ellison Multiple fire companies responded to a house fire at 11222 W. Marie Drive in Bishopville early Thursday morning.

(Feb. 23, 2018) A beloved family pet proved heroic after alerting its family to a house fire in Bishopville early Thursday morning.

The family escaped from the house unharmed.

Although the family’s two dogs survived the ordeal, they suffered the loss of two cats.

Worcester County Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matthew Owens said numerous fire companies from Maryland and Delaware responded to 11222 W. Marie Drive in the Holiday Harbor neighborhood at approximately 6:45 a.m.

Owens said the cause of the fire is unknown, but an investigation continues.

The family, who were displaced from the home, is receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

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