Fire at Del. apartment building ruled arson

October 3, 2012 11:41:50 AM PDT
Investigators say the fire at a Delaware apartment building has been ruled arson.

The fire broke out before 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Red Clay Creek Apartments in the 2100 block of Grafton Drive in Mill Creek.

Crews arrived to find fire and heavy smoke pouring from the two-story, garden-style apartment building.

A second alarm was struck at 10:14 a.m. before firefighters were able to get the upper hand.

No injuries were reported. However, the flames caused $200,000 in damage.

Five people have been put out of their homes.

Officials say this is the second arson at the complex in less than one month.


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