Update: Photos From Middletown Structure Fire With Ammunition Exploding

Middletown – Firefighters from the Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, along with crews from across New Castle County as well as Cecil County Maryland are responding to the 1200 block of Choptank Road for a structure fire.

Responding crews were told that a garage was on fire while en route.

Upon arrival, crews reported that the structure was involved and was threatening the home and a second building.

As crews worked to bring the fire under control, ammunition inside the home began exploding.

Command has ordered all firefighters to stay out of the home. A defensive fight has been ordered.

No injuries have been reported.

Correction: An earlier report that the fire had extended to the home was incorrect.

Responding crews
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