UPDATED: Fire that engulfs Dutch Inn Restaurant in Laurel Under Investigation

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UPDATED 11am: The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a structure fire that damaged the Laurel Dutch Inn restaurant in Laurel, Delaware on April 6, 2020.

The fire, reported shortly after 10:00 P.M. , occurred to the structure in the 1000 block of South
Central Avenue. The Laurel Fire Department arrived on the scene and found smoke and flames coming from the structure. Mutual aid fire companies assisted at the scene.

State fire investigators were called to the scene and are performing an investigation to determine
the fire’s origin and cause. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting in this investigation.

Fire damage is estimated at $500,000. There were no reported injuries.

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State fire officials are investigating after a fire tore through Dutch Inn restaurant in Laurel.

According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, the blaze broke out around 10 p.m., Monday at the restaurant located on South Central Avenue.

Crews arrived and found heavy fire emanating from the building.

Posted by James Parsons on Monday, April 6, 2020

The Laurel Fire Department arrived on the scene and found smoke and flames coming from the structure. Mutual aid fire companies assisted at the scene.

State fire investigators were called to the scene and are performing an investigation to determine the fire’s origin and cause. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting in the investigation.

Fire damage is estimated at $500,000. There were no injuries.