Wilmington fire investigators are trying to determine what started a house fire last night.
Crews were called to a home on Carolina Beach Road, near Alabama Avenue, about 6:30p.m.
There, they found a two-story home with fire in the basement.
One person inside the home managed to escape unharmed.
Traffic was tied up in both directions until the fire was brought under control about 8 pm.
The home sustained damage to the basement and 1st floors.