The Wilmington Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a vacant home in the 1000 block of North Lombard Street Monday night, October 7, 2019.

The fire was reported at 9:45 p.m. and firefighters found flames on the first floor of a two story middle-of-the-row house.

They were able to contain the fire to the first level with no extension upstairs or to adjoining homes.

The fire was out in  20 minutes and there were no injuries reported.

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