Fatal fire near Wilmington

 (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

(John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

A man is dead after a  fire in the Dartmouth Woods neighborhood near Wilmington.

Fire broke out at the home in the 2600 block of Abington Rd in North Wilmington around 10:45 Tuesday night. Fire fighters arrived at the home to find heavy flames coming from the home.

Reports that someone was trapped in the home were confirmed when a body of a man believed to be in his 50’s was found inside. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The State Fire Marshal’s office is still investigating the cause of the fire.

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