VIDEO: Fire engulfs home on Figure Eight Island

VIDEO: Fire engulfs home on Figure Eight Island
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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Crews battled a house fire at a $2 million oceanfront home on Figure Eight Island Wednesday afternoon.

According to a tweet by the Wilmington Fire Department, firefighters from WFD assisted crews from New Hanover County Fire & Rescue with the house fire on South Beach Road.

Upon arrival, smoke and flames were visible from the two-story family home, according to the WFD.

A New Hanover County public records search shows the home was purchased in November 2017 for $2 million by 88 BRS LLC. According to the North Carolina Secretary of State's Office, 88 BRS LLC's registered agent is Jessica Mering Hardin, an attorney based in Charlotte.

No injuries have been reported.

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