Dover Firefighters Respond to Blaze Outside Best Western - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Dover Firefighters Respond to Blaze Outside Best Western

Posted:
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.

  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Wicomico County Sheriff's Facebook Post Questioned

    Wicomico County Sheriff's Facebook Post Questioned

    A now-deleted Facebook post from Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis is causing controversy in the county. Lewis' post referred to protesters outside a Ravens Game on Sunday. The protesters were demonstrating next to a Maryland State Police trooper. In the post, Lewis referred to the protesters as "fist wielding, black power activists" who decried law enforcement officers' work.

    More

    A now-deleted Facebook post from Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis is causing controversy in the county. Lewis' post referred to protesters outside a Ravens Game on Sunday. The protesters were demonstrating next to a Maryland State Police trooper. In the post, Lewis referred to the protesters as "fist wielding, black power activists" who decried law enforcement officers' work.

    More
  • 18 Inmates Charged in Deadly Del. Prison Uprising

    18 Inmates Charged in Deadly Del. Prison Uprising

    Sixteen inmates have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a deadly uprising that occurred in early February at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. Two other inmates were also charged in connection with the incident on Feb. 1-2 that resulted in the murder of Lt. Steven Floyd, injuries to Correctional Officers Winslow Smith and Joshua Wilkinson, and the kidnapping of counselor Patricia May.

    More

    Sixteen inmates have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a deadly uprising that occurred in early February at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. Two other inmates were also charged in connection with the incident on Feb. 1-2 that resulted in the murder of Lt. Steven Floyd, injuries to Correctional Officers Winslow Smith and Joshua Wilkinson, and the kidnapping of counselor Patricia May.

    More
  • Anti-Discrimination Draft Concerns Some in Sussex County

    Anti-Discrimination Draft Concerns Some in Sussex County

    Months after Governor Carney issued a memorandum asking the Department of Education to create a model anti-discrimination policy for the state, a draft is available for public comment.

    More

    Months after Governor Carney issued a memorandum asking the Department of Education to create a model anti-discrimination policy for the state, a draft is available for public comment.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices