NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Firefighters were called early Tuesday morning to respond to a house fire on River Road. Flames were shooting from the home when they arrived on scene.
Fire crews from New Hanover County Fire Rescue, the Wilmington Fire Department and the Carolina Beach Fire Department all responded to the house fire that started shortly before 2 a.m.
According to Battalion Chief Tim Smith with the Wilmington Fire Department, firefighters helped a couple safely escape from the home through a window.
The fire destroyed the property, along with the homeowner's RV and car. A neighboring home was also damaged.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.
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