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Emergency crews quickly contain structure fire in Wilmington

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Crews with the Wilmington Fire Dept. responded to reports of a structure fire off 15th Street Friday afternoon. (Source: WECT) Crews with the Wilmington Fire Dept. responded to reports of a structure fire off 15th Street Friday afternoon. (Source: WECT)
Fire crews quickly contained the blaze. (Source:WECT) Fire crews quickly contained the blaze. (Source:WECT)
Investigators are still on scene trying to determine the cause of the fire. (Source: WECT) Investigators are still on scene trying to determine the cause of the fire. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Crews with the Wilmington Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire off South 15th Street Friday afternoon.

According to officials, when crews arrived on scene, smoke was showing from the rear of a structure at 811 South 15th Street. Crews quickly contained the fire.

No injuries have been reported. The fire was accidentally started in the bedroom of the home. 

Battalion Chief Sammy Flowers said the fire was caused by an improperly discarded cigarette. Damages to the home are estimated at $1,000.

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