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Homeowner taken to hospital following fire; 2 firefighters injured

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Fire officials responded to a structure fire in the 4060 block of Winnabow Saturday around 3:20 p.m., according to Scott Garner, Deputy Director of Emergency Services. Fire officials responded to a structure fire in the 4060 block of Winnabow Saturday around 3:20 p.m., according to Scott Garner, Deputy Director of Emergency Services.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Two firefighters were injured and a homeowner was taken to a hospital Saturday following a fire.

Fire officials responded to a structure fire in the 4060 block of Winnabow around 3:20 p.m., according to Scott Garner, Deputy Director of Emergency Services.

Upon arriving, firefighters from the Winnabow, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bolivia, Leland, Northwest and Tri-Beach Fire Departments found the home was fully involved and the homeowner was outside.

The homeowner was taken to a hospital, and two firefighters received minor injuries.

The home is a total loss.

A control burn that got away from the homeowner was determined to be the cause of the fire.

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