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Home Destroyed In Thursday Afternoon Fire

Home Destroyed In Thursday Afternoon Fire

An Alexander County home was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon (January 7). Shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, firefighters from the Wittenburg, Taylorsville, Hiddenite, and Stony Point Fire Departments responded to a residence Old Landfill Road.

Alexander County Fire Marshall Mark Earle said the two-story structure, which had four residents, was a total loss. Earle says the likely cause of the fire is related to a wood stove or a chimney. No injuries were reported.

[Information courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]