BESSEMER CITY, N.C. -- Firefighters from three different fire departments had to battle a house fire in Bessemer City Sunday afternoon.
First responders from Crowder’s Mountain Fire & Rescue, Bessemer City Fire Department, and Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department were able to put out the fire at the home on East Washington Avenue after battling it for more than a half hour.
Crews arriving on scene just before 2 p.m. immediately encountered heavy flames and smoke coming from he one-story home
A total of 20 personnel were on the scene.
The fire displaced a family of six and the house was heavily damage.
Nobody was hurt.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Gaston County Fire Investigations Task Force.