Wilmington firefighters burn down storm-damaged apartment complex

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Live burn training at the Glen Apartments in Wilmington on Jan. 9, 2020. (Photo: Wilmington Fire Department)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you see smoke near UNCW Thursday, don’t be alarmed. The Wilmington Fire Department is conducting a live fire instructor training exercise.

The training will last until 5 p.m. at the property formerly known as the Glen Apartments. The complex was servely damaged during Hurricane Florence.

Live burn training at the Glen Apartments in Wilmington on Jan. 9, 2020. (Photo: Wilmington Fire Department
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The North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshall is conducting instructor certification classes.

Residents and businesses in the immediate area have been notified of potential of smoke in the area.