Motel Fire Near New Castle

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New Castle – Fire crews fighting fire at the Delaware Auto Court motel near New Castle. The fire is causing traffic delays at the 13/40 split this afternoon.

The motel is located at at 235 S. DuPont Highway (U.S. 13) was reported at 4:18 p.m.

At 6:08 pm DelDOT reported that there are still delays on area roadways.

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Image Credits: DelDOT

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