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Delaware Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Newport

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NEWPORT, Del. (AP) - The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire that heavily damaged a home in Newport.

Officials say the Minquas fire company responded early Saturday morning to the home on Harding Avenue. Firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames.

No injuries were reported in the fire.

Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Chionchio says the homeowner had ammunition in the house that went off due to the heat and flames.

Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause and origin of the blaze. Damage was estimated at $75,000.

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