Fire Damages Bakery in Delaware

A bakery in Elsemere, Delaware, has been heavily damaged by a fire.

The blaze at the Serpes Bakery on Kirkwood Highway in Elsemere was first reported around 6 p.m., and Elsemere Fire Compan firefighters saw flames shooting through the roof.

The cause of the blaze is being looked into by state investigators. The fire was under control by 7:46, although two firefighters were transported with minor injuries.

The management of the bakery thanked customers for their support in a Christmas Eve Facebook message:

The Serpe family would like to thank everyone for all of their support and gratitude today! We would like to wish all of you a safe and blessed Merry Christmas!