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Dover Firefighters Respond to Blaze Outside Best Western

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Crews respond to fire outside Best Western (Photo: Dover FD) Crews respond to fire outside Best Western (Photo: Dover FD)

DOVER, Del.- The Dover Fire Department responded to a fire outside of the Best Western Galaxy Inn over the weekend.

Fire officials said it happened Sunday, Oct. 18 at 7:36 p.m. at 1700 East Lebanon Road.

According to the Dover Fire Department, dispatch received multiple calls reporting equipment was on fire underneath a tarp in front of the Best Western.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they said paint supplies, boxes, pallets, traps, propane tanks and a forklift were on fire. Fire officials said two vehicles were also in danger of being damaged by the flames.

Fire officials said they deemed the scene as a hazmat situation. Firefighters said Little Creek Fire Company and crews from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources responded and helped get the fire under control.

Fire officials said they are investigating what caused the blaze.

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