UPDATED: Fire Damages Home in Oak Orchard Area

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UPDATED – 7/21/18 – A family of five is being helped by the American Red Cross after firefighters from Indian River were called to Devon Drive in the River Winds development just after midnight for a trailer fire.  Crews arriving at the scene found fire coming from the home.  Fire officials believe an outside shed caught fire and spread to the nearby residence.  A 7 year old was taken to a nearby medical facility for observation.  Lewes and Millsboro were called to assist – and crews from Milton, Georgetown and Rehoboth were also called for assistance or cover up.  Firefighters were on the scene for about 2 hours – the State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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Firefighters from Indian River were called to Devon Drive in Oak Orchard West just after midnight for a trailer fire.  Crews arriving at the scene found heavy fire coming from the home, but say everyone was able to get out of the home safely.  Lewes and Millsboro were called to assist – and crews from Milton, Georgetown, Dagsboro and Rehoboth were also called for assistance or cover up.  Firefighters were on the scene for about 2 hours – the State Fire Marshal is investigating.