UPDATED: Early Morning Dagsboro Fire Sends One to Hospital

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UPDATED: A 46 year old man was critically injured in a fire just after 3 this morning in Dagsboro. Dagsboro firefighters arriving at the scene found a recreational camper on fire. The victim suffered burns and fractures and has been transferred from Christiana Hospital to the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Pennsylvania where he is listed in critical condition.

State fire marshal deputies continue to search for the cause and origin of the fire. There are several burned RV campers in a wooded area off Route 113. Fire damage is estimated at $10,000.

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Dagsboro firefighters were called for residential fire on Route 113 just south of Route 26 just after 3 this morning. Dagsboro crews arriving on the scene found fully involved trailers in a wooded area. One person suffering burns was flown by helicopter to Christiana Hospital. Firefighters from multiple companies provided assistance or back up. Crews were on the scene for nearly five hours. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.