An Eastern Alexander County home was destroyed by fire this morning.
Units from Stony Point, Hiddenite, Wittenburg, and West Iredell Fire Departments were dispatched to 177 County Line Road. A mobile home structure was destroyed as the result of the fire.
Alexander E.M.S. also responded although no injuries were reported. Two people were inside the structure but were able to escape the flames.
Alexander County Fire Marshal Mark Earle says it’s too early in his investigation to suggest a cause of the fire.
Update: 3:40 pm
Fire Marshall Marl Earle has reported the fire was accidental and electrical in nature. Two dogs perished in the fire. He estimates damages at $75,000 to $80,000. The Red Cross is assisting the residents.