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Massive Fire Destroys Delaware Landmark

TOWNSEND, Del. (WPVI) – A multi-alarm fire has destroyed a popular farmers market that has been a landmark in Townsend, New Castle County for more than four decades.

On Facebook, the owners of the 60,000 square feet market posted, “Willey Farms is gone.”

The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Monday at Willey Farms on the 4000 block of Dupont Parkway. The blaze reached at least four alarms.

Approximately 150 to 200 firefighters responded to the scene, mostly volunteers, and some coming from 45 minutes away to help battle the fire.

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