Update: Bethany Meadows Townhome Fire Was Accidental

Photo of Bethany Meadows fire May 19, courtesy of Millville Vol. Fire Co.

Update: A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family A fire that damaged four townhomes east of Frankford has been ruled accidental.According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, discarded smoking materials started Wednesday afternoon’s fire on Beechwood Court in Bethany Meadows.Members of the Millville Fire Company were joined by numerous other fire…

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Fire Damages Olive Avenue Residence Friday Morning in Rehoboth


Rehoboth Beach fire crews were called to Olive Avenue early Friday morning for a structure fire.  Crews arriving at the scene found smoke showing from the top floor with occupants evacuating the building.  State Fire Marshal investigators say the fire was accidental and began inside the third floor unit after an electrical malfunction in the…

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Early Morning Fire in Pot Nets Bayside


Indian River emergency personnel were called for a structure fire in Pot Nets Bayside around 1 this morning. Firefighters found smoke throughout the inside of the home on Flipper Road and upgraded the call to a working alarm. Everyone got out of the home safely, but two people were evaluated by EMS. Firefighters from Lewes…

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Sunday Morning Fire at Overbrook Shores Accidental


A fire west of Lewes Sunday morning has been ruled accidental by the Delaware State Fire Marshal.  Lewes firefighters were called just before 9:30 to a home on West Mill Run in the Overbrook Shores neighborhood and found fire at the scene.  Fire Marshal investigators say the fire began inside a vehicle parked in the…

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Lawsuit Filed Against Priority One Air Rescue After Lewes Firefighter’s Death


A lawsuit has been filed against an air rescue company by the family of a Lewes firefighter who died during a 2016 training exercise over Georgetown.  DelawareOnline reports the suit, which was filed in New Castle County Superior Court, seeks compensation from Priority One Air Rescue for the children of Timothy McClanahan.  The 46 year…

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