Couple, pets escape house fire

By Jon Evans - bio | email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A woman, her boyfriend and their three animals were able to get out safely after a fire started in their home at 4116 Cedar Avenue in Wilmington Tuesday night.

Fire officials say the home lost power early Tuesday night, and about 20 minutes later the couple found the fire in the attic.

The Wilmington Fire Department was called and crews were able to quickly put out the flames.

They say all of the damage was done around a heater in the attic.

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