Officials: Arsonist Sets House On Fire While Family Is Sleeping


Middletown – The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined that this morning’s house fire in Middletown is a case of arson, according to Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael Chionchio.

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