Man Badly Burned In Georgetown Fire


A 37-year-old man has been critically injured in a fire that ignited vegetation and an apparent homeless campsite in Georgetown.

According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, local firefighters and paramedics responded to Douglas Street Monday night and found the burn victim. He was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Delaware County, Pennsylvania for treatment of severe burns. The man was listed in critical condition.

The cause and origin of the fire are still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fire Marshal’s Sussex Division at at (302) 856-5600.