20 displaced after apartment fire in Newark, Delaware

Thursday, December 26, 2013

An apartment fire in Newark, Delaware this morning has been ruled accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene around 10:30 a.m. at Lynn Hall in the Foxwood Apartment complex.

The fire was brought under control in just under an hour.

Fire officials say natural gas ignited from a heater being installed in an unoccupied first floor apartment.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

The Red Cross is helping at least 20 displaced residents.

Officials estimate the damage near $150,000.

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