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Fire heavily damages Bessemer City home on Friday night

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Photo courtesy of Crowder’s Mountain Fire & Rescue - Photo courtesy of Crowder’s Mountain Fire & Rescue
A fire heavily damaged this one-story home in Bessemer City Friday night.

Fire heavily damaged a one-story house in Bessemer City Friday night, authorities said.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters from Crowders Mountain Fire & Rescue, assisted by Bessemer City Fire Department and Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department answered the call to 712 A Street at 8:38 p.m.

Crews saw smoke coming out the rear of the home and upon entry encountered two rooms and the attic fully involved with fire.

The blaze was extinguished in 20 minutes. A total of 30 personnel were on the scene.

Firefighters said the house is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Gaston County Fire Investigations Task Force.

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