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Fire in Hickory consumes mobile home

HICKORY, NC (March 14, 2017)…At approximately 20:24 Tuesday night, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire located at 2805 8th Ave SE. Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and two command units.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported the mobile home completely involved in fire. One occupant had escaped the fire and was treated for non-life threating injuries and later transported to a local hospital by Catawba County EMS.

After ensuring there were no other occupants inside the home, firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which was reported controlled at 20:44.

Damages to the mobile home were considered heavy. Fire investigators from Catawba County Fire Marshal’s Office are working to determine the cause of the fire, which is under investigation.