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Fire at Amazon Facility in Delaware Causes $1K in Damage

Posted: Mar 22, 2018 5:14 AM Updated:
(Photo: MGN) (Photo: MGN)

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP)- Authorities say an accidental fire at an Amazon warehouse in Delaware resulted in an estimated $1,000 in damages to stock selection of product.

Delaware State Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Chionchio told WDEL-FM that the Tuesday night fire was caused by static electricity igniting leaking vapor from a container of assorted aerosol cans in the Amazon Fulfillment Center's processing area.

Although fire crews responded, Chionchio says the facility's sprinkler system extinguished the flames. No one was injured.

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