BREAKING & UPDATED: Crews on Scene of Fire at Duke’s Lumber East of Laurel

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Image courtesy Duke’s Lumber Facebook page

8am – A fire this morning at Duke’s Lumber east of Laurel.  The fire is under control – with multiple crews from western Sussex County and Wicomico County.  According to the Duke’s Lumber Facebook page – everyone is safe.  However they lost their Maintenance and Mechanic building.  They thank everyone in the local fire companies that responded to the call for their great work.  Laurel firefighters were called to the scene just before 7am.  If you are driving in the area of Duke’s Road east of Laurel – watch for apparatus at the scene and expect possible detours.

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Fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire at Duke’s Lumber on Duke’s Road near Laurel.  The call came in just before 7am.  There are reports that a warehouse on the property is fully involved and they are calling for additional tankers with water.  Crews from Blades, Bridgeville, Seaford, Georgetown and Gumboro are assisting Laurel firefighters at the scene.  If you are driving in the area of Duke’s Road east of Laurel – watch for responding apparatus and expect possible detours around the scene.