Police say the arson occurred just before 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of South Drive in Tru Vale Acres. Officials say the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company arrived on the scene with flames engulfing the unoccupied dwelling.
Deputy fire marshals from the Office of the State Fire Marshal were on the scene and concluded that the fire was intentionally started. They say they are now seeking to identify anyone responsible.
Officials say the heavy fire damage was estimated at $10,000 and no injuries were reported
Anyone with information regarding this arson is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Callers do not have to give their name.