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One Dead in Oak Orchard Apartments Fire

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The aftermath of Friday morning's fire that left one person dead in Oak Orchard. (Photo: WBOC) The aftermath of Friday morning's fire that left one person dead in Oak Orchard. (Photo: WBOC)
(Photo credit: Karen Sekcienski) (Photo credit: Karen Sekcienski)
(Photo credit: Karen Sekcienski) (Photo credit: Karen Sekcienski)

MILLSBORO, Del.- Authorities are investigating a deadly fire that occurred early Friday morning at the Oak Orchard Apartments near Millsboro.

Officials with the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office said one person died as result of the blaze, which broke out at around 3 a.m. Officials said the body was badly burned and have not yet identified the victim.

Fire officials said several other people have been displaced.

Fire crews said they encountered heavy fire when they arrived on scene. The blaze was contained around 4:15 a.m.

The fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the building, which used to be an old hotel.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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