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Fire At Laurel Auto Repair Shop Ruled Accidental

LAUREL, DE - The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office has determined that tonight's fire in Laurel was accidental.

The Blades Volunteer Fire Company responded to Hunt's Automotive in the 28000 block of Seaford Road around 6:00 pm for a building on fire. Firefighters encountered an active fire inside the automobile repair shop.

State fire marshal deputies were called to the scene to determine the fire's origin and cause. The fire erupted when gasoline vapors ignited under a vehicle being worked on. The fire spread to three vehicles and caused substantial damage to two vehicle repair bays.

Heavy fire damage was estimated at $50,000. There were no reported injuries.

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