BEAR, Delaware — Authorities say one resident was hurt when fire broke out in an apartment building in Bear.
The State Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze was reported about 2 a.m. Friday at the Appleby Apartments on Bedford Lane.
Firefighters say the blaze spread smoke throughout the three-story building. A man in a third-floor apartment was taken to Christiana Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
Officials say the fire began in a second-floor apartment when cooking items were left unattended. Damage is estimated at $150,000.