CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. -- The Caldwell County Fire Marshal is investigating an overnight house fire in the Patterson community.
Late Thursday night, a neighbor called in the blaze at a home in the 2300 block of Setzers Creek Road.
Fire Marshal Robbie Wilkie says the resident's dog awoke her, allowing her to escape the single-story home.
Wilkie says the accidental fire started in the front room.
The home was destroyed, and damages are estimated around $25,000.
The exact cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
The Patterson, Yadkin Valley and Valmead Fire Departments responded in addition to the Caldwell County Fire Marshal's Office.