Just before 9:30 PM on Tuesday, Goldsboro Fire Department units were dispatched to a kitchen fire on the 900 block of Fairview Circle. Firefighters quickly contained the fire to the apartment. The fire caused a water line break that caused minor damage in an adjacent apartment. 16 firefighters were on scene. The Goldsboro Police Department assisted with evacuation of apartments in the immediate area. Wayne County EMS responded to provide Emergency Medical Service if required. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.
Two adults and three children are displaced and being assisted by the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross. Fire personnel remained on the scene for approximately three hours for salvage operations and to determine the origin and cause of the fire.
The cause was determined to be unintentional.