A home in Onslow County near the Pender County line is a total loss after an early morning fire.
Onslow County dispatchers say the home the fire broke out at a home on Harris Creek Rd., which is off Highway 53.
One person, Mary Norris was in the home when the fire began. She was able to get out safely, along with her dog.
The fire started about 3:00 a.m. It was put out, but later began smoldering again and crews had to return to the scene.
There is no word yet on a cause.