Fire destroys oceanfront condo in OBX - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Fire destroys oceanfront condo in OBX

Source: Zoe Awtrey Source: Zoe Awtrey

KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC (WECT) - Fire crews in Kill Devil Hills were on the scene of a huge fire that destroyed an oceanfront condo complex Thursday around 6:45 p.m., according to WITN.

The 7 C's complex is near East Landing Dr. and Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills.

The Kill Devil Hills Fire Department tells WITN three people were inside the complex at the time of the fire and were able to escape.

Firefighters also worked to save surrounding oceanfront homes.

There were several fire departments on the scene including Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Colington, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head and the U.S. Forestry Service.

KDH police and Dare County Sheriff's Department were manning roads and directing traffic.

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