Resident burned in early morning house fire in Wilmington


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department responded to a second structure fire overnight. It happened during the early morning hours Monday.

WFD were able to put out a fire at 414 South 8th Street. Around 3 a.m., the fire department tweeted that a resident suffered burns to their face and hands as well as inhalation burns. That person was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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Fire crews say there was also damage to a nearby home.

Crews are still investigating the cause.