Fire damages Wilmington restaurant

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An electrical short in a neon sign caused an early morning fire at an area restaurant, according to fire officials.

A police officer called in a report of smoke coming from McAllister's Deli on College Road in Wilmington during a patrol around 4:00 a.m.


When dispatchers received the call, flames were seen coming from the roof of the building.

The fire caused about $1,000 in damages.

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