Statesville home a total loss following Monday night fire


Pictured above: Firefighters on-scene at a house fire southeast of downtown Statesville Monday night – Picture courtesy of the Statesville Fire Department

STATESVILLE, NC (WSIC) – A home near downtown Statesville is a total loss following a fire Monday night.

The Statesville Fire Department was called to the area of Newton Avenue and South Elm Street around 10:15, finding a house fully engulfed in flames. It took firefighters about twenty minutes to control the fire. There were no injuries and the home appears to have been unoccupied.

Tax records place the value of the structure at $20,170, according to the Statesville Fire Department. The fire is currently under investigation.

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