One Critically Injured In Harrington Apartment Building Fire - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

One Critically Injured In Harrington Apartment Building Fire

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HARRINGTON, Del. - A Monday afternoon apartment building fire in Harrington is under investigation, after it reportedly left one person injured.

The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office says the Harrington Fire Department responded around 1:00 PM, after a fire broke out at the West Street Annex Apartments on the 1200 block of Madison Avenue.

The fire was put out by the building's sprinkler system, before the fire department arrived. The buildings fire alarm system alerted residents to the fire.

A 43-year-old male resident suffered burns, and was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital from the scene. Later, he was reportedly transferred to Crozer Burn Center in Pennsylvania in critical condition. Officials say no one else was injured in the blaze.

Damages are estimated at $5,000. State fire investigators say they are investigating the cause and where the fire started.

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