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80 Firefighters Called Out To Fire In Duplin County

Officials are investigating a fire at a home in Duplin County Saturday night. Firefighters say the blaze was so intense it took 6 fire departments and 80 firefighters to finally control it.

According to Pleasant Grove Fire Chief Fred Rouse firefighters were called to a single wide mobile home fire around 9:30 p.m. on the 400 block of Washboard Road in Mount Olive. When they got there the home was engulfed in flames.

Rouse says it took firefighters more than 3 hours to control the blaze.

No one was home at the time.

One firefighter was injured after he stepped on a nail.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.


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