Airplane Hangar Fire - 9758 Carey Road - Berlin
Friday, October 30, 2015
The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company assisted with a fire which was reported at 2:18 a.m. this morning. The blaze was located at 9758 Carey Road in Berlin, the location of Ocean Aerial (Bunting Airport). Ocean Aerial is owned and operated by Robert P. Bunting. The fire completely destroyed the building used to house and maintain the aircraft. Also, nine planes were completely consumed by the fire. The fire was extinguished using approximately 100 volunteer firefighters from Berlin, Showell, Bishopville, Ocean Pines, Ocean City, Willards, and Newark. Firefighters remained on the scene for approximately four hours. The fire damage is estimated $350,000. The cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation."