Hot water heater causes fire at Jersey Mike's near Wrightsville Beach

Posted By Kim Ratcliff email 

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Jersey Mike's Subs in the Plaza East shopping center near Wrightsville Beach caught fire Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were able to put out the blaze, but the sub shop was destroyed.  A business next door suffered smoke damage as well.

Authorities say combustible materials located near the hot water heater ignited from heat from the water heater.

No injuries have been reported.

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