Currituck Co. house deemed total loss after early-morning fire

  • Source: WNCT-TV Channel 9
  • Published: 07/06/2019 10:19 PM

A house off U.S. 158 (Caratoke Highway) in Currituck County was deemed a total loss following an early-morning fire. Ralph Melton, the county’s chief of fire-EMS, said firefighters the Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department were called to the 100 block of Pinewood Acres Drive — in the Powells Point area — area just after 5 a.m. Melton said the first units on scene found a fully-involved fire at house house. The homeowner and their pet dog suffered minor injuries in the fire. Melton said Lower Currituck crews received help from the Currituck County Fire-EMS, Crawford Township Volunteer Firedepartment, the Southern Shores Fire Department, the Kitty Hawk Fire Department, and the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office.


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