One person taken to hospital following fire in Burgaw

BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — One person was taken to the hospital following a fire in Burgaw early Thursday morning, according to Burgaw Fire Chief Jim Taylor.

Taylor says firefighters were dispatched to a home around 4:30 a.m. on North Dudley Street.

When crews arrived, they saw heavy fire showing from an attached garage. Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to the scene and helped put out the blaze.

No word on the extent of the person’s injuries.

The vehicle inside the garage was a total loss, Taylor said. A nearby home suffered heat damage from the fire and two other vehicles outside received minor damage.

The incident was investigated by Burgaw Fire, Burgaw Police, Pender County Emergency
Management, Pender County Sheriff’s Department, NC SBI, and ATF.

Categories: Local, Pender

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