Crews respond to massive overnight fire in Ocean Isle Beach

RAW VIDEO: Crews respond to massive overnight fire in Ocean Isle Beach (Source: Ray Lyles)

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Two homes have been destroyed, after a multi-structure fire on Concord Street in Ocean Isle Beach.

According to Mayor Debbie Smith, one person was seriously injured in the home where the fire started.

That victim was airlifted to Chapel Hill for treatment.

Three other homes suffered mild damage.

Six agencies responded to the scene, including Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department, Horry Country Fire Rescue, Calabash Fire, and Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

Crews were requested to help at 1:13 a.m. Thursday according to Horry County Fire and Rescue.

The cause the fire is believed by investigators to be a flooded out car that ignited.

Crews respond to massive overnight fire in Ocean Isle Beach

At 1:13 a.m., Horry County Fire Rescue crews were requested as mutual aid to our partners in the area of Concord Street...

Posted by Horry County Fire Rescue on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Viewer-submitted video shows multiple structures damaged.

Multiple crews respond to massive overnight fire in Ocean Isle Beach on Thursday.
Multiple crews respond to massive overnight fire in Ocean Isle Beach on Thursday. (Source: Sarah Gore)

On Monday, multiple fires broke out as the island took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaias’ landfall.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.

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