Historic Newark house destroyed by fire

A Newark home is a total loss after a fire broke out early Thursday morning.

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire that broke out around 4:30 a.m. at the 200 block of Chapman Road.

When firefighters from the Christiana Fire Company arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the vacant home. No injuries were reported.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Help us get to 100% of our membership goal to support the reporters covering our region, the producers bringing you great local programs and the educators who teach all our children.