DEWEY BEACH, Del. (CBS) — Firefighters rushed to a burning building in Dewey Beach, Delaware. The call went out around 10 p.m. Thursday after flames erupted inside of the Lighthouse Restaurant on the 100 block of Dickinson Street.
“We are devastated by the news of last night’s fire at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Dewey Beach. Thankfully, the majority of the damage was confined to the restaurant, and the remainder of the redevelopment, including the Hyatt Place hotel, Residences at Lighthouse Cove, and Lighthouse Cove Event Center, remain intact. Most importantly, there were no injuries sustained,” Lighthouse Cove Development Company said in a statement. “We are grateful for the incredible work displayed by our local firefighters and first responders in containing and preventing further damage to the property. The response was met by dedicated fire companies from Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, and Bethany Beach. This is a developing situation with limited details. We look forward to working with the State Fire Marshal’s office to investigate this terrible loss.”
Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the blaze.