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Witness says fire sounded like gunshots

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Crews responded to a structure fire in the Port City early Tuesday morning. According to New Hanover County dispatch, it's a shed or a garage on fire. Crews responded to a structure fire in the Port City early Tuesday morning. According to New Hanover County dispatch, it's a shed or a garage on fire.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Crews responded to a structure fire in the Port City early Tuesday morning. According to New Hanover County dispatch, it's a shed or a garage on fire.

The fire broke out in the 5700 block of Park Avenue just after 1 a.m.

Rebecca Lawrence lives nearby and said she thought she heard gunshots, "I heard what sounded like 2-3 gunshots and abut five minutes later is when I started seeing the lights and hearing the sirens and stuff. I thought at first someone got shot over here but turns out it was the fire."

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