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Trash Dumpster Fire In Newark, De. Deliberately Started

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office has determined that yesterday’s fire in Newark, Delaware was deliberately started. The fire, reported shortly before 5:30 pm, occurred in the 400 block of Academy Street. Firefighters encountered a trash dumpster on fire behind Smyth Hall on the grounds of the University of Delaware. Deputy fire marshals were called […]




House Trailer Fire Near Laurel, De.

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating this afternoon’s fire near Laurel, Delaware that heavily damaged a house trailer. One person was found deceased inside the home. The blaze, report shortly before noon, occurred in the 17000 block of Phillips Hill Road east of East Trap Pond Road. Firefighters arrived on the scene with […]




Vacant Farmhouse Fire Near Milton, De.

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigation this morning’s fire that heavily damaged a vacant farmhouse near Milton, Delaware. The blaze, reported shortly before 9:00 am, occurred at the intersection of Diamond Farm Road and Walker Road. The Milton Fire Department arrived on the scene with flames engulfing the home. Deputy fire marshals were […]




Arson Awareness Week

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is promoting the nationwide Arson Awareness Week starting on May 7, 2023 – May 13, 2023. This year’s theme is Understanding and Mitigating Youth Fire Setting Issues. The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s – Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program specifically deals with children, ages 2-18, involved in starting […]




Fireworks In Delaware 2022

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds all citizens and visitors in Delaware that most consumer fireworks are illegal to possess and use. Sparklers and novelty items are permitted to be used only on July 4, 2022. Fireworks that shoot into the air and explode are illegal and not permitted to be used […]







  Category: State Fire Marshal

Trash Dumpster Fire In Newark, De. Deliberately Started

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office has determined that yesterday’s fire in Newark, Delaware was deliberately started. The fire, reported shortly before 5:30 pm, occurred in the 400 block of Academy Street. Firefighters encountered a trash dumpster on fire behind Smyth Hall on the grounds of the University of Delaware. Deputy fire marshals were called […]




House Trailer Fire Near Laurel, De.

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating this afternoon’s fire near Laurel, Delaware that heavily damaged a house trailer. One person was found deceased inside the home. The blaze, report shortly before noon, occurred in the 17000 block of Phillips Hill Road east of East Trap Pond Road. Firefighters arrived on the scene with […]




Vacant Farmhouse Fire Near Milton, De.

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2023

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigation this morning’s fire that heavily damaged a vacant farmhouse near Milton, Delaware. The blaze, reported shortly before 9:00 am, occurred at the intersection of Diamond Farm Road and Walker Road. The Milton Fire Department arrived on the scene with flames engulfing the home. Deputy fire marshals were […]




Arson Awareness Week

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is promoting the nationwide Arson Awareness Week starting on May 7, 2023 – May 13, 2023. This year’s theme is Understanding and Mitigating Youth Fire Setting Issues. The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s – Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program specifically deals with children, ages 2-18, involved in starting […]




Fireworks In Delaware 2022

State Fire Marshal | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds all citizens and visitors in Delaware that most consumer fireworks are illegal to possess and use. Sparklers and novelty items are permitted to be used only on July 4, 2022. Fireworks that shoot into the air and explode are illegal and not permitted to be used […]