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Fire damages vacant house




Wilson Fire/Rescue Services battled steady winds to extinguish a Wednesday afternoon fire that damaged a vacant house at 1002 Industrial Ave NE. 

Deputy Fire Chief Jim Campbell said crews arrived to find a single-story home with heavy fire and smoke showing.



“All searches of the structure found no one inside,” Campbell said. “The fire was quickly extinguished by fire personnel. No injuries were reported.”

Campbell said the fire’s cause is undetermined. The blaze caused an estimated $9,000 in losses.

Wilson Fire/Rescue Services credited the Wilson Police Department, Wilson County EMS, city of Wilson utility workers and Wilson County Communications with providing assistance.