Gastonia porch fire kills family pets; $40K in damage

Gastonia porch fire kills family pets; $40K in damage

Credit: Crowder's Mountain Fire & Rescue

Gastonia porch fire kills family pets; $40K in damage

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 6:22 PM

GASTONIA, N.C. – A fire that started on the porch of a Gastonia home caused thousands in damages, and killed several pets.

Officials say the fire spread from the porch and into the kitchen at a home near Freedom Mill Road and Whitehorse Road just before 11 on Monday morning.

The damage is estimated at approximately $40,000.

Authorities say multiple animals died in the fire, although, there were no human injuries reported.
 

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