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1 Killed, Firefighter Hurt in Delaware Fire

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TOWNSEND, Del. -

The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is investigating last night's fire in Townsend, Delaware which heavily damaged a home. One person was found dead inside the burning house.

It happened just after 11:00 p.m. on the 700 block of Money Road near Noxontown Pond Road.

Firefighters arrived on the scene with flames engulfing the home. One resident escaped and was transported to the Christiana Hospital in good condition, suffering from smoke inhalation.

Firefighters found a second victim dead inside the home once the flames were out. One firefighter suffered a knee injury and was treated and released from the hospital.

State fire investigators are investigating. No name on the victim has been released.

Heavy fire damage was estimated at $150,000. There were no smoke alarms in the home.

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