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On 4-12-2015 the Federalsburg Fire Department along with Denton and Bridgeville Fire Companies were alerted for a barn fire at 5797 Noble Rd east of Federalsburg Maryland. While crews were en route they were advised that the barn was used to house horses. The property owner tried to help several horses escape that blaze. When fire crews arrived they found a 100x200ft barn fully involved with several horses still trapped inside. Due to the size of building and amount of fire command requested a 2nd alarm be alerted bringing fire crews from Seaford, Preston and Greenwood to the scene. Due to a partial building collapse crews had to perform an exterior attack. Crews worked for nearly an hour to bring the fire under control with several more hours for overhaul. Unfortunately several horses perished in the fire. One person was treated on scene for smoke inhalation. The Caroline Co Fire Marshals Office is investigating the cause of the fire.