- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Officials say a fire damaged three mobile homes and scorched 100 acres of marsh and woodlands in Rehoboth Beach.

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office said in a news release that the blaze was reported about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Rehoboth Bay Mobile Home Park.

Officials say firefighters found heavy fire showing from one mobile home. The blaze caused two propane tanks to vent and fuel the fire. The blaze was put out by firefighters from six companies.

Occupants of the mobile homes escaped uninjured.

Officials say the accidental fire was caused by an electrical malfunction in branch circuit wiring. Damage is estimated at $75,000 to the three mobile homes.

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