Home destroyed in overnight fire in New Hanover Co., two sent to hospital

Updated: Oct. 2, 2019 at 7:07 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - New Hanover County Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire on Stoddard Road Wednesday morning.

Fire officials say the call came in at 2:12 a.m. and flames were visible upon arrival.

Officials say the home is a total loss.

Officials say five people were inside the home at the time, two were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The fire damaged siding to another home and a car in the driveway.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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