Fire Crews Called for Travel Trailer Blaze near Rehoboth


Fire crews from Rehoboth Beach were called to the Port Delmarva Development off Old Landing Road just before 3pm for a travel trailer on fire on Henderson Drive. Fire crews from Indian River and Lewes were also called along with State Police and Sussex County Paramedics. Fire fighters say a Jayco-type travel trailer caught fire…

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Fire Heavily Damages Rehoboth Area Home


A fire that heavily damaged a home near Rehoboth Beach Saturday morning has been ruled accidental by the Delaware State Fire Marshal. The fire was reported around 8am and when Lewes firefighters arrived at the Dove Knoll Drive home they found fire coming from an attached garage. Crews from multiple fire companies provided assistance at…

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Car Fire Spreads, Heavily Damages Lewes Home

photo courtesy of Indian River Vol. Fire Co. - fire in Hawk's Eye, Lewes Aug. 18 2021

A fire in Lewes caused no injuries but left a home heavily damaged Wednesday night. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire broke out Wednesday shortly before 7:00 p.m. in the 35,000 block of Peregrine Road. Flames were shooting from the garage when firefighters arrived. Investigators said a car that was running…

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Firecrews Battle Truck & House Fire Near Harbeson


Firefighters were called to a fire around 3:30 this morning on Harbeson Road in the Harbeson area. Crews arriving at the scene encountered a fully involved truck with the fire extending to a single story home. Firefighters from Milton, Millsboro, Lewes and Indian River assisted or provided cover. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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UPDATED: Dewey Beach Blaze Ruled Arson


UPDATED – 5/6/20 – The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a structure fire that damaged a structure and boardwalk area under construction in Dewey Beach, Delaware on April 23. The fire, reported shortly before 10:00 P.M. , occurred to the structure in the 100 block of Dickinson Avenue. The Rehoboth Beach…

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Sussex County Council Approves FY 2020 Budget


The Sussex County Council has approved the $185.8-million FY 2020 budget. A public hearing was held during this morning’s Council meeting. A dozen people spoke on the budget – several of them directors of county public libraries who all thanked the council for the increase spending which includes $20,000 each of the county’s independent libraries.…

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Woman Rescued from Ice on Burton Pond in Angola


Emergency crews from Lewes and DNREC were called for a water rescue at Burton Pond in Angola just after 8pm.  Officials on the scene found a woman out on the ice.  Route 24 was closed while officials from the Lewes Fire Company rescued the woman.  Emergency personnel was on the scene for nearly 90 minutes. …

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IRVFC Battle Smokey Fire in Pot Nets Bayside Home


Firefighters from Indian River were called for a structure fire just after 1 Saturday afternoon on Minnow Lane at Pot Nets Bayside.  Multiple calls to 9-1-1 said there was smoke coming from the home.  Crews arriving at the scene found heavy white smoke – no one was home and they forced entry into the home…

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