On November 30, 2023, the Wicomico County 911 Center began getting reports of a large plume of smoke on the east side of the county. They then alerted Station 6 Parsonsburg, Station 1 Salisbury and Station 7 Pittsville for a barn fire on Old Ocean City Road. Engine 16-1 arrived to find a horse barn fully involved with a large grass fire nearby, as well. Crews were able to bring the blaze under control in under 10 minutes. No horses were injured in the blaze.

– Fire News photos by Wayne Barrall