Cause not yet determined

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a Thursday night fire that burned through an apartment building under construction in Millsboro.

The blaze, reported shortly after 9 p.m., occurred at the Carillon Woods apartment complex in the 34000 block of Harvard Avenue, near the intersection of Routes 24 and 5 in the Long Neck area. The Indian River Volunteer Fire Company arrived on the scene to find flames shooting from the four-story building.

The building was being built to house 30 units and fire damage is estimated to exceed $1.5 million. There were no reported injuries.

The fire marshal's office is working to determine the fire's origin and cause.