The fire was knocked down and contained
to the first floor in approximately twenty (20) minutes. The fire building
is described as a 3 story, corner building with apartments on the 2nd and
3rd floors. This building suffered fire and smoke damage to the liquor
store, with smoke extension to the second floor. Twenty-two (22) Wilmington
Firefighters, three (3) Engine Companies, one (1) Ladder Companies and
a Rescue Company brought the fire scene under control in approximately
20 minutes at 0708 hours.
There were no injuries to civilians or
The Wilmington Fire Department Fire Marshall’s
Office is investigating the fire.