- Associated Press - Thursday, January 8, 2015

MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) - Fire officials say a blaze that heavily damaged a Millsboro house was caused by a space heater.

The fire was reported about 1 a.m. Thursday in a single-story house. Firefighters from five companies battled the blaze, and all of the home’s occupants escaped. There were no injuries.

Damage was estimated at $250,000

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire started in the attached garage and was caused when combustible materials came in contact with a portable space heater.

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