Route 9 business burns

Delaware News Desk
Sussex Countian
Sussex Countian

A June 1 fire at a business on Route 9 is being investigated.

The fire was reported around 4:45 a.m. at Mary's Touching Moving and Packing and consignment shop, located at 28709 Lewes-Georgetown Highway in Milton. The Lewes Fire Department arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the structure. Other area fire companies assisted.

The building was unoccupied at the time and there were no reported injuries. Damage is estimated at $125,000. 

State fire investigators are still investigating the fire's origin and cause.