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One Person Dead Following Condo Fire In Carolina Beach

Featured One Person Dead Following Condo Fire In Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH - A condo fire Monday morning January 8th, took the life of a Carolina Beach resident. Carolina Beach Fire Chief Alan Griffin said fire fighters were dispatched shortly before 9am to the Inland Harbor Condominiums at 500 Saint Joseph Street. Griffin said the fire started in one unit and spread to adjacent units. Crews contained the fire within those three units, but eight other units experienced smoke and water damage. The Red Cross is working to provide assistance to other residents in the building. There are 18 units overall in the building. Griffin said there was one fatality but they will not release the name at this time. In addition to the Carolina Beach Fire Department, crews from the Kure Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Leland departments also responded. The State Bureau of Investigation is on scene.

Last modified onMonday, 08 January 2018 20:07