Monday, April 15, 2024

Crews respond to fire off Eastwood Road

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Fire Department is responding to a fire near Texas Roadhouse as of noon Tuesday.

A spokesperson for the department confirmed a semi truck ran over a power transformer in the parking lot around 11:20 a.m.

Duke Energy secured a power line by approximately 12:20 p.m., and now crews are working to extinguish the flames. The spokesperson indicated it shouldn’t take long to end the fire.

The restaurant parking lot and a section of the Kohl’s parking lot are closed off. Other than that, there are no traffic disruptions.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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