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House Fire In Dover Ruled Accidental

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DOVER, Del. - The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office says they have determined that this afternoon's house fire near Dover, Delaware was accidental.

According to reports, a house was reported on fire just before 4:00 PM in the unit block of South Fairfield Drive, Fairfield Farms, off South State Street.  The Camden Wyoming Fire Company reportedly arrived on the scene with flames shooting from the two story dwelling. 

State fire investigators say they were called to the scene and conducted the investigation.  The fire reportedly originated inside a trash container in the attached two-car garage.  Ashes from a wood stove reportedly ignited combustibles inside the plastic trash container. 

Officials say heavy fire damage was estimated at $100,00 and there were no reported injuries.

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