Statesville man awakes to carport fire

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A Newton Drive resident awoke to what he described as explosion sounds this morning – ultimately discovering that his carport was on fire.

According to the Statesville Fire Department, that man escaped without injury. It took crews about twenty minutes to bring the fire under control due to multiple spaces within the roof that had to be checked.

The extent of damages is unknown at this time.

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