Investigators for the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office determined the fire started in the bedroom, but the cause is still under investigation.
Fire damaged a home in downtown Smyrna Thursday, March 29, but no injuries were reported.
Firefighters from Citizens’ Hose Company responded to the blaze in the 100 block of West South Street at 9:03 a.m., and saw smoke coming from the second floor, said Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal B. Scott Bullock. They were assisted by Clayton and Cheswold fire companies, American Legion Ambulance and Kent County Paramedics.
Firefighters entered the home and went to the second floor where the fire was contained to one bedroom. The fire was under control by 9:35 a.m.
No one was in the home, and no injuries were reported to any emergency responders, Bullock said.
Investigators for the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office determined the fire started in the bedroom, but the cause is still under investigation.
Damages are estimated at $5,000, Bullock said.