The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a fire that occurred around 10 p.m. last night, Saturday, Jan. 14, in the unit block of Church Street in Bridgeville.
One person was found dead inside the burning home; there were no other injuries reported. Damage is estimated at $20,000.
State fire investigators are searching for the fire’s origin and cause. The Delaware Division of Forensic Science has scheduled an autopsy on the victim Jan. 15, which will determine the nature of death and identify the victim.