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Fire destroys Bald Head Island home

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BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WWAY) -- Fire investigators on Bald Head Island spent the day trying to figure out what caused last night's blaze that destroyed a home on Thistle Ridge. Crews were dispatched a little after 8:30 p.m., and it took about an hour to get the fire out.

A young woman and her dog, who were in the home at the time, got out OK. Today the home is nothing more than a pile of ash.

"Now that it's daylight, we're going to try to do some investigation," BHI Public Safety Chip Munna said. "Not much to investigate unfortunately. We've already interviewed the homeowners. We've interviewed the couple people that were staying here over the the past week to figure out what was going on to see if there was any problems in the house, and at this point it doesn't seem like there's anything red flagging that caused it."

Because the blaze was so destructive, Munna says it's possible investigators may never know the cause. He also says the home did not have a sprinkler system.

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Looks like BHI should look

Looks like BHI should look into a mandate for all new homes built to include fire sprinklers. Hmmm, actually being that there is no protection at all, some of the existing homeowners should look into it as well considering this event.

BHI-FIRE

CONGRATULATIONS,YOU HAVE NEVER PUT OUT A FIRE ON BHI! ALL SMOKE AND MIRRORS FOR ISLAND RESIDENTS. OUR INSURANCE RATES ARE HIGH FROM OUTCASTS AND LOSERS ON YOUR DEPARTMENT.YOUR PUBLIC SAFETY FIRE, POLICE. EMS SYSTEM WAS DROPPED 15 YEARS AGO BECAUSE IT DIDNT WORK. NOW YOU IDIOTS ARE BACK USING IT! INCOMPETANT FIRE CHIEFS COME AND GO THERE.HAVING ELDERLY EMS/FIRE WORKERS VOLUNTEERING THERE IS ANOTHER DOWNFALL.WALKING AROUND FOR ATTENTION AND PATS ON BACKS DOESNT PUT OUT FIRES! THINK OF WHAT TYPE OF PEOPLE WHO WOULD WANT TO WORK THERE,USUALLY OUTCASTS FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS.