Firefighter receives minor injury responding to Statesville fire


Pictured above: WSIC file photo

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) – A firefighter received a minor injury responding to a Wilson Lee Boulevard house fire Sunday evening, according to the Statesville Fire Department.

The firefighter was treated and released from Iredell Memorial Hospital. Four people were displaced by the fire in the home’s attic. The fire department says rapid response prevented damage from spreading throughout the home.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents since the power had to be cut off.