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UPDATE: House fire likely caused by electrical issue

The home is being considered a total loss, but there were no injuries associated with the fire. The home is being considered a total loss, but there were no injuries associated with the fire.
One building has been completely burned up, while the siding of the house to the right began melting as a result of the heat from the blaze. One building has been completely burned up, while the siding of the house to the right began melting as a result of the heat from the blaze.
Four marijuana plants were removed from the property. Four marijuana plants were removed from the property.
A shot from the First Alert Camera at Wrightsville Beach looking north. A shot from the First Alert Camera at Wrightsville Beach looking north.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Multiple fire crews responded to calls Thursday afternoon about a mobile home fire in northern New Hanover County off of Middle Sound Loop Road.

New Hanover County Fire Deputy Chief Matt Davis said the call for the fire came in around 4 p.m. Thursday.

Fire crews took a defensive attack against a fire at a residence in the 700 block of Chewning Street. Heavy black smoke could be seen coming from the area. 

The home is considered a total loss. A pet snake was killed in the fire, but no one else was hurt.

The fire damage another home nearby.

According to Deputy Fire Marshal Ray Griswold, the fire was most likely accidental and caused by an electrical issue.  

Officials also removed four marijuana plants from the property. 

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