Two Injured In Georgetown House Fire Saturday

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that damaged a mobile home in Georgetown on Saturday

The Georgetown Fire Company, responding to a report made shortly before 4:00 P.M., arrived at the scene in the 27000 block of Paradise Street to find smoke billowing from a mobile home. Before their arrival, a victim, who was in cardiac arrest, had already been extracted from the home and, after being resuscitated, was transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in serious condition. Assistance was provided by mutual aid fire companies, the Delaware State Police, and Sussex County Paramedics.

John Galaska, the Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal, announced that state fire investigators are conducting a thorough investigation to pinpoint the origin and cause of the fire, which remains undetermined at this point. The fire resulted in approximately $25,000 worth of damage. Additionally, a second individual was transported from the scene for evaluation, received treatment, and has been released. No other injuries have been reported in connection with this incident.

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