WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–Fire crews from New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are on scene of a structure fire on 5611 Carolina Beach Road.
That address is the location of Sawmill Restaurant in Monkey Junction.
Deputy Fire Marshal David Stone says that Sawmill Restaurant was closed at the time of the fire. The fire primarily stayed in the kitchen area and caused a significant amount of damage.
Wilmington Fire Department tweeted earlier that flames and smoke are visible upon arrival.
NHC and WFD units are on scene of a commercial structure fire 5611 Carolina Beach Road. Flames and smoke visible upon arrival offensive attack with quick knockdown. Please avoid the area at this time. Engine 18,7 truck 18,7 on scene.
— WilmingtonFD (@WilmingtonFD) July 4, 2019
They ask to please avoid the area at this time.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
This story is developing. WWAY has a crew on the way to the scene. We will update as details become available.