Dog alerts family to early morning mobile home fire

Dog alerts family to early morning mobile home fire
Calabash Fire crews battle mobile home fire Saturday morning.

CALABASH, N.C. (WECT) - The Calabash Fire Department, along with several other departments, responded to a mobile home fire early Saturday morning.

It happened at a mobile home at 1046 Crocker Drive just before 5 a.m. When crews arrived on the scene, the fire was fully involved.

According to fire officials, everyone made it out of the home okay without any injuries. Fire crews were able to get the fire under control quickly, but the trailer and everything inside has been declared a total loss.

The people living inside the mobile home told firefighters that they had no working smoke alarms, but they were woken up by a dog barking outside.

The American Red Cross is working to assist the family.

The Sunset Beach Fire Department and Grissettown/Longwood Fire Department, as well as Brunswick County EMS which provided medical standby, and the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Calabash Fire Department.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

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