Four people unaccounted for after early morning structure fire in Buxton

Published 9:35 am Friday, October 23, 2020

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According to Dare County Emergency Management, four individuals remain unaccounted for after a large structure fire broke out early Friday morning at 46110 Cape Hatteras Lane in Buxton.

Volunteer fire departments from Buxton, Hatteras and Frisco responded shortly after 4 a.m. when a caller reported that flames were visible at the structure, according to the county’s release. Dare County EMS was also dispatched to the scene and transported two individuals to the Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head for care.

A second alarm went out shortly after and additional units responded to the scene. Fire crews remain actively engaged with the response as of 9:30 a.m. Friday.

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The Dare County Fire Marshal will be investigating the cause of the fire. Updates will be provided as findings are reached.


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