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Apartment Building Fire Leaves One Critically Injured in Harrington

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HARRINGTON, Del. – The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is investigating an apartment building fire that critically injured one person.

It happened Monday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m. at the West Street Annex Apartments in the 1200 block of Madison Avenue. The Harrington Fire Company responded to the fire.

A 43-year-old man who lived in the apartment building was taken to the Milford Memorial Hospital because of burns. He was treated and transferred to the Crozer Burn Center in Pennsylvania, where he is listed in critical condition.

The fire was extinguished by the building's sprinkler system, and the alarm system notified residents of the fire. No other injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $5,000.

State fire investigators are looking into the origin and cause of the fire.

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