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Dover Restaurant Fire Ruled Accidental

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DOVER, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Authorities have ruled as accidental a weekend fire that destroyed a landmark restaurant in Dover.

Firefighters were called to the Kirby and Holloway Family Restaurant just after 1 a.m. Sunday when a passerby reported smoking come from the business. The restaurant is located at 656 N. Du Pont Highway.

Fire officials said the restaurant is a total loss. According to investigators, the fire was sparked by an electrical short in wiring.

Volunteer firefighters from the Cheswold and Little Creek fire companies also were called to the scene.

 

 

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