Structure Fire - 1601 Forbes Court
WFD Response to Structure Fire
Wilmington Fire Department personnel responded to a residential structure fire on Monday, August 7th at 1601 Forbes Court. Fire companies reported working fire conditions upon arrival. A quick knockdown using a fast attack offensive strategy was utilized resulting in minor structural damage to kitchen and surrounding areas.
The fire started in the kitchen, and was ruled accidental. The actual cause of the fire was unattended cooking. The home was occupied at the time with one adult and one child. All occupants made it out safely. The property damage to the kitchen and surrounding area was estimated at $5,000. There were no reported injuries to civilians or emergency personnel. The American Red Cross was notified and will be assisting the family.