Fire damages home in Elsmere, Delaware

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

ELSMERE, Del. (WPVI) -- Fire investigators are working to determine what sparked a house fire in Elsmere.

It broke out before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Tamarack Avenue.

Firefighters arrived to find smoke pouring from a one-story home.

It took them less than 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control.

No one was home at time. Damage to the structure is estimated at $20,000.

Three adults and a child have been forced to seek shelter elsewhere.