SALISBURY, Md. - Firefighters were busy responding to a fire at the start of the new year.
Officials with the Salisbury Fire Department say the structure fire occurred on the 600 block of Hill Street around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. Officials say the fire was came from the second floor in a rear cooking area.
Fire officials say about 25 firefighters responded to the scene and it took a little less than an hour to control.
Authorities say the residence was a rental property with smoke detectors; however, the detectors failed to operate. One occupant was taken to PRMC with non-life threatening injuries.
Station 5 Hebron and Station 3 Fruitland also assisted with the fire.