1 In Critical Condition After House Fire In Claymont

Dec 28, 2012 -- 5:44pm

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house fire in Claymont that’s left a man in critical condition.

The fire broke out just after 12:30 yesterday afternoon in a home on Providence Avenue in the Brandywine Estates development. Smoke was already pouring out of the two-story building by the time Claymont firefighters arrived. A man was rescued by firefighters, and was taken to Crozer Hospital in Upland, Pennsylvania, where he’s in critical condition for smoke inhalation.

Damages to the home are estimated at over $100,000.

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