A mobile home has left a family of six homeless.
Fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. Monday at the home on Mimosa Lane in Pitt County.
Relatives tell us the mother of four had just left the house to take her children to her sister's home when she got a call that her home was on fire. They believe the home is a total loss.
The Red Cross has been called to assist the family, giving them two nights at a local hotel along with food and clothing vouchers. Children who lived there range in age 7 months to 13 years old.
No word yet on the cause of the fire in which three volunteer fire departments battled.
The Red Cross has been called in to assist after a mobile home fire early Monday morning.
Pitt County Emergency Management Director Noel Lee says their office has been called in to assist, although Staton House Fire department is the lead fire department on the scene.
Lee says they have not received word at this time on the extent of damages or if there are any injuries.
Lee says his office will mostly likely help with determining the cause of origin.
At least three fire departments are at the scene of a mobile home fire in Pitt County.
Dispatchers say the call came in around 6:40 to 1104 Mimosa Lane.
There's heavy smoke and flames showing from the mobile home.
There's no word if anyone was inside or if there are any injuries.
We'll continue to update you on this story as it becomes available.
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