GASTONIA, N.C. -- The Gastonia Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1044 Ridge Avenue.
Personnel arrived on the scene and observed a one story residential home, with smoke and flames coming from the front of the structure.
A total of 20 personnel, and 5 apparatus were on the scene in order to put out the fire.
At the time of the fire, the residents were not home.
An estimated $30,000 in damages was caused by the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.