Section of Wrightsville Avenue reopens following house fire
By WECT Staff | December 13, 2019 at 9:57 AM EST – Updated December 13 at 12:30 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A section of Wrightsville Avenue has reopened to traffic after emergency crews responded to a house fire Friday morning.
The Wilmington Fire Department tweeted around 9:20 a.m. that they were at the scene of a house fire in the 5000 block of Wrightsville Avenue.
Crews quickly extinguished the fire.
A spokesperson for the fire department said the fire originated in the kitchen area and extended to the living room. No injuries were reported.
Red Cross has been called in to assist the occupants.
Wrightsville Avenue, between Wallace Avenue and Wood Dale Drive, was briefly closed as crews work to clear the scene.
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