One person, dog rescued from home on fire in Wilmington

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire on S. Cardinal Drive on Nov. 19, 2021. (Photo: WFD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — One person and a dog were rescued from a home on fire in Wilmington Friday afternoon.

The Wilmington Fire Department posted on Twitter a few minutes before 3 p.m. that crews were on the scene of a fire on S. Cardinal Drive.

Around 3:10 p.m., the department said the fire was under control.

Firefighters pulled one person and a dog from the home. The person was taken to the hospital.

Cardinal Drive is shut down from Oriole to Orton Point.

Investigators are working to determined what started the blaze.

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