WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington Fire Department responded before 9 a.m. to a fire at a building at 202 Princess St. in downtown Wilmington. The address is listed for Mugsy’s Pub.
WFD Battalion Chief David Hines said the fire started in the office area in the back of the pub. Officials were unable to determine a cause so it is ruled as undetermined.
Witnesses tell WWAY they were inside offices above Mugsy’s when smoke started coming through the vents.
Firefighters say the building on fire is not connected to surrounding buildings, though one other building was evacuated.
The building is valued at $2.75 million and we are estimating $500,000 damages.