Officials say incense to blame for two separate fires


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — New details on two fires in New Hanover County yesterday. Officials say that the same thing is to blame for both incidents.

Fire officials say that unattended incense caused a mobile home to catch fire on the 4200 block of Gordon Road just before 2 a.m. Officials say it was left burning in the living room.

- Advertisement -

The New Hanover County Fire Department says that incense is also to blame for the fire at Russo’s Motel in Carolina Beach yesterday afternoon. No one was hurt.

Officials have no word yet on the extend of the damage.