GASTONIA, N.C. -- Heavy smoke billowed from a home on Arthur Drive early Monday morning as fire crews rushed to the scene.

Upon their arrival, the home was engulfed in flames.

About 30 minutes and 20 firefighters were needed to control the blaze.

No one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

The home is a total loss.

The Gastonia Fire Department is investigating.

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