Vacation home a total loss after Outer Banks fire

Posted at 5:18 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 17:18:36-04

OUTER BANKS, N.C. – Firefighters responded to a vacation home fully engulfed in flames in the 2500 block of Ocean Isle Loop in Waves, North Carolina, Thursday.

The call came in around 1 p.m. All occupants had evacuated the home when crews arrived.

According to the Dare County Fire Marshal’s Office, authorities also evacuated surrounding homes as a precaution.

The house is said to be a total loss. No other homes were damaged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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