Family displaced after weekend fire destroys Oak Island home

RAW VIDEO: Crews respond to Oak Island house fire (Source: Neil Jester)

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WECT) - A fire destroyed an Oak Island home late Saturday night.

According to the Oak Island Fire Department, emergency crews were dispatched to 149 NE 15th Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. on July 4.

Officials say that when crews arrived at the scene it was a fully involved fire.

The fire was brought under control less than three hours later.

“The fire was contained to the primary structure and a vehicle. Although two neighboring buildings sustained exterior heat damage, no other buildings or structures were damaged by fire,” a news release states. “One family (woman and children) were displaced due to fire. No injuries occurred to civilians, one firefighter was treated on scene and another was transported to a local hospital by Brunswick County EMS.”

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

According to the Oak Island Fire Department, emergency crews were dispatched to 149 NE 15th Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. on July 4.
According to the Oak Island Fire Department, emergency crews were dispatched to 149 NE 15th Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. on July 4. (Source: Neil Jester)

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