The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating this evening’s multi alarm building fire in New Castle, Delaware.
The blaze, reported shortly after 7:00 pm, occurred in the Beaverbrook Plaza Shopping Center on South DuPont Highway. The Wilmington Manor Fire Company arrived on the scene with smoke coming from the roof and an active fire inside the Dollar Tree store.
State fire investigators are on the scene searching for the fire’s origin and cause.
Heavy fire damage has occurred. An estimated monetary amount has yet to be determined. This fire remains under investigation.
Initial reports indicated that the fire started in the cleaners. It’s unclear if that’s were the fire started or where the 911 call originated.