Two being treated for smoke inhalation after early morning fire in Kill Devil Hills

Published 8:43 am Friday, August 5, 2022

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Two people are being treated for smoke inhalation following an early morning structure fire in Kill Devil Hills.

Kill Devil Hills Fire Department crews responded to a report of a structure fire at 1:04 a.m. on August 5, 2022 in the 200 block of North Memorial Boulevard. The fire was reported on the rear decks of the structure, according to a press release from the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department.

Fire crews from Colington and Kitty Hawk fire departments also responded to the incident. The Kill Devil Hills Police Department and Dare County EMS were on scene and assisted in the operation.

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“The fire was extinguished and there is extensive damage to the structure,” stated the release. “Everyone got out of the structure safe. There were two injuries due to smoke inhalation and they are being treated.”

The Kill Devil Hills Fire Marshal John Risoldi Sr. is investigating to determine the origin and cause of the fire.