Firefighters from Salisbury, Hebron, Delmar, Fruitland and Allen responded to a house fire on Russell Avenue in Salisbury on October 8, 2023. Fire crews battled the fire for about an hour before bringing it under control. The home was a total loss. Three pets perished in the fire. Salisbury University confirmed that the home belonged to Jim Berkman, head coach of the Salisbury University men’s lacrosse team.

– Fire News photos by Wayne Barrall