Grill fire closes Waffle House on Market Street

Grill fire closes Waffle House on Market Street
(Source: WECT)
(Source: WECT)
(Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A Wilmington Waffle House is closed after a fire in the restaurant on Wednesday night.

The Wilmington Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at the Waffle House at 5041 Market Street.

A WFD email stated there were moderate flames showing from a grill when firefighters arrived. The fire was confined to the cooking appliance, according to the fire department.

WFD said it was an accidental fire that originated under a griddle.

The store will remain closed until repairs are made. WFD didn't release damage estimates.

There were no injuries to fire personnel, civilians, or employees.

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