2 overnight fires in Delaware ruled as arson

BELVEDERE, Del. - August 18, 2010

Fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday inside a vacant home on Newport Gap Pike in Belvedere, Delaware. The house is located right next to the Belvedere Fire Station.

The house was destroyed by the blaze.

A half an hour earlier in Edgemoor Gardens, fire destroyed a vacant house along Pennewell Drive. The flames prompted the evacuation of residents on the block.

There was a suspicious trash fire nearby earlier in the evening.

The New Castle County Fire Marshal is investigating both fires.

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