Brunswick County man lost everything to a fire

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Brunswick County man is left without a home after a fire destroyed it early Wednesday morning.

Allen Alston and his girlfriend smelled smoke and were able to get out safely, but all of their possessions were burned.

Alston did not have insurance and said he doesn't know what will happen next.

"We got almost to the kitchen and we could feel the heat and then we noticed that the heat was coming up above our heads," said Alston.  "So she said the house is on fire, so we left and came outside."

Firefighters said they were able to extinguish the flames within a half hour and are still investigating the cause.

If you would like to help Alston contact him, (910) 540-5139.

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