Flames engulf home in Colonial Heights

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (2/21/2015)  Flames swept through a home early today in the Colonial Heights neighborhood near Wilmington.

The fire broke out about 1 a.m. in the 200 block of S. Ford Ave.

The home was under renovation, according to reports from the scene.

Firefighters from Elsmere, Five Points, Cranston Heights, Mill Creek, Talleyville and Newport fought the flames.

The state Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the blaze.

Damage was estimated at $150,000, said Michael Chionchio, assistant state fire marshal.

He said no injuries were reported.