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Fire leaves family of 6 homeless as crews look for cause


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)-- The New Hanover County Fire Department is still investigating a fire that started Saturday night at a house on the 4600 block of Barnards Landing Road.

New Hanover County dispatchers received a call about the fire at 10:15 p.m.

New Hanover County Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Pinson says one person was taken to the hospital. Pinson says the fire destroyed the entire house, leaving the family of six that lived there homeless.

Fire crews say the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Meanwhile, the family is getting assistance from the American Red Cross.

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