The Hickory Fire Department has released more information regarding a Tuesday morning fire at a home on 10th Street Place N.W. in Hickory. Fire Investigators have determined that the cause of the fire was electrical.
Fire damages to the house were considered heavy. In the aftermath of the fire, Investigators were working to determine the whereabouts of an adult son who lives in the basement. He has since been located and is safe. No injuries were reported.
In addition to the Fire Department, Catawba County E.M.S. responded to the scene. The Red Cross is assisting the occupants.