Fire Destroys Home, Roof Collapses

Fire officials are still checking hot spots after a fire destroyed a home in Hyde County early Saturday morning.

According to officials they were called out to a home at 32566 US Highway 264 in Engelhard around 6:30 a.m.

When firefighters got there flames were coming through the roof. The roof eventually collapsed.

No one was home at the time, but a family of five does live there.

Officials believe the fire started in the breaker box.

The home is a total loss.

No one was injured while fighting the blaze.


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  • by Praying Location: Bath, NC on Feb 13, 2011 at 04:30 PM
    We need ages of kids and sizes of all. TKS. Would luv to help. My sister lives across the street from Cindy.
  • by Maria Location: Fairfield on Feb 13, 2011 at 11:52 AM
    Rhonda- I live in Fairfield and our church has started to collect clothing and household items for this family. This family needs everything right now. You can contact me at marialamb93@yahoo.com if there is anything I can.
  • by Anon Location: Engelhard on Feb 13, 2011 at 04:52 AM
    What size clothes and shoes are needed? Let the people know!
  • by B on Feb 12, 2011 at 11:27 PM
    Prayers and Thoughts are with the family..Thank God no-one was hurt.
  • by Family Location: Greenville on Feb 12, 2011 at 06:25 PM
    If anyone wants to donate to this family please call 252-717-7573. I am her sister she has 3 girls and 1 boy and they lost everything. Thank you all for your prayers, any help is greatly appreciated.
  • by Tanya Location: Engelhard on Feb 12, 2011 at 06:18 PM
    My heart and prayers are with the family in their time of need. I know them personally I just thank God no one was hurt.
  • by Rhonda Location: Albertson on Feb 12, 2011 at 04:41 PM
    We all need to pray and come together for this family. Please if anyone knows who I can contact to see if we can gather clothes,shoes or anything they may need. Please post it up here so people will reach out!
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