Fire damages maintenance structure at Sussex Pines Golf & Country Club

GEORGETOWN – Fire fighters from five area companies Monday morning battled a blaze that damaged a maintenance building housing lawn and turf equipment at Sussex Pines Golf & Country Club.

According to Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Harry Miller, the blaze was reported at 10:46 a.m. at the property located in the 22000 block of Sussex Pines Road.

Fire fighters from Georgetown Volunteer Fire Company, assisted by Millsboro, Indian River, Milton, and Ellendale fire companies extinguished the blaze.

Heavy fire was showing from the structure upon the arrival of fire fighters.

The blaze was contained to the maintenance building, which was not occupied at the time of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

State Fire Marshal’s Office deputies are investigating to determine origin and cause of the blaze.

Damages to the structure and equipment was estimated at approximately $75,000, Mr. Miller said.

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