Early Morning Fire Destroys Home

Lawmen say the occupants of a house fire in chocowinity were not inside the home at the time of an early morning fire there. Beaufort county emergency crews were called to the home at 645 Hodges road just before 5 a-m. Lawmen say the trailer was fully involved within 15 minutes, and now it is totally destroyed. Both Chocowinity fire crews and Blouts creek e-m-s crews battled the blaze for more than an hour.