WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An investigation by the Wilmington Fire Department and Wilmington Police Department uncovered that a house fire in Wilmington Wednesday night was intentionally set.
Crews from both the Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire Department reported to a house fire on Pine Valley Drive, located near South College Road and Shipyard Boulevard, around 8:30 p.m.
When crews arrived they found heavy smoke and flames showing. They were able to knockdown the flames quickly and save the house.
According to Battalion Chief T. W. Smith, there was a broken window in the back of the house and fire investigators were able to determine the arsonist set a mattress on fire.
No injuries were reported, and there is no word on any suspects at this time.
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