Cause Of Tuesday’s House Fire In Rehoboth Released

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal investigated a fire that damaged a single-family dwelling located in Rehoboth Beach on March 7, 2023.

The incident, reported shortly after 10:00 A.M., occurred in the 100 block of Cornwall Road Rehoboth Beach. The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company arrived on the scene and found smoke and flames coming from the structure. The home was occupied at the time of the fire and all occupants escaped without injury. Mutual aid fire companies assisted at the scene.

State fire investigators determined that the fire was accidental in nature and was caused by discarded smoking materials.  There were no reported injuries to persons or firefighters. Damage is estimated at $250,000.

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