Ahoskie fire quickly extinguished

Published 9:28 am Monday, November 21, 2011

Ahoskie firefighters battle a Monday morning blaze at 903 Everett Street. Staff Photo by Cal Bryant


AHOSKIE – What caused a fire here Monday morning is under investigation.

Ahoskie firefighters rushed to the scene of a blaze at903 Everett Street, located across from the playground ofAhoskieChristianSchool, at approximately 8:25 a.m.

Upon arrival they encountered heavy smoke coming from a singlewide mobile home located within a mobile home park. The firemen were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.

Ahoskie Police Chief Troy Fitzhugh, who was on the scene, said he believed the home was occupied by an adult male. It is not known if the resident was at home at the time of the fire.

The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald will have more information as it becomes available.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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