Fire sparks at home undergoing renovations downtown


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Fire crews responded to a house fire in downtown Wilmington Friday night.

Wilmington Fire Department’s Assistant Chief Sammy Flowers said the call came in just after 9:45 p.m. He said the fire sparked at 505 Campbell Street at a home undergoing renovations.

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The Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire Department were on the scene.

Flowers said the fire was 90 percent involved.

Crews said the home, which is a total loss, collapsed from the damage and three other properties that were close to the fire were damaged.

In a news release Saturday, Flowers said that the investigation has concluded and the cause and origin are still undetermined because of the damage and debris.