WILMINGTON, Del. (WTXF) - The cause of the four-alarm fire that burned out of control for hours at an abandoned Wilmington warehouse is under investigation with no word of a cause.
SKYFOX was over the scene of the vacant building at Riddle Avenue and Mill Road. The fire started at about 3am.
First, the roof of the old Bancroft Mills warehouse collapsed, and then the rest of the structure.
This was an historic textile factory near Brandywine Creek and there are some new condos nearby.
Tanker trucks from not just Delaware, but also Pennsylvania and New Jersey, had to be set up in the area because of water supply issues.
Authorities said they had a hard time finding the fire from initial reports of smoke since the structure was in such a low-lying area near the creek.
There were no evacuations, no nearby properties damaged, and no reports of injuries.