Vehicle Crash into Long Neck Area House – Both Catch Fire

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Indian River Vol Fire Co was called for a vehicle crash on Route 24 near Long Neck around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon. After the initial call, it was upgraded to a structure fire. EMS units arriving at the scene found the vehicle and structure fully involved – personnel from Lewes and Millsboro helped to battle the blaze. Officials believe the driver of the Jeep Cherokee was westbound on Route 24 and left the roadway striking a fence and the home before the Jeep caught fire.
Both the Jeep and home suffered heavy damage. The driver of the Jeep was taken to a nearby medical facility. The occupant of the house was not injured. Delaware State Police and the State Fire Marshal are investigating.

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