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Accidental House Fire In Bethel Causes $125,000 In Damages

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BETHEL, Del. - A house fire in Bethel on Wednesday night, has been ruled accidental.

The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze started just after 6:00 PM at a home on Vine Street, and was extinguished by Laurel, Blades, and Seaford Fire Companies.

An investigation showed that the fire started around the chimney connected to the home's heater, and that a malfunction had sparked the blaze. Investigators ruled it accidental. Heavy fire damage was estimated at $125,000. No injuries were reported.

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