A Vashti Community home sustained heavy damage in an early morning fire today.
The Vashti and Hiddenite Fire Departments responded at 5:02 this morning to 278 Dock Connolly Lane. Sugar Loaf, Taylorsville, and Central Iredell Departments also were dispatched to the blaze.
Alexander County Fire Marshall Mark Earle says the home was occupied by three people who were able to escape the fire, one resident made the 911 call.
Earle says the cause is yet to be determined.