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Happening Now: House Fire In Wilmington Manor Reports Of Three Trapped


New Castle – Firefighters from across New Castle County have responded to the 200 block W ROOSEVELT AVE, in New Castle for reports of a house fire with three possibly trapped.

Crews have been told that two children and a disabled person were believed to be trapped.

Command ordered a search of the home and reported fire in the basement.

Update: Report that everyone has made it out of the house. No one is trapped in the home.

Update Crews have knocked the fire in the basement and are continuing to search the home.

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