Fire causes extensive damage to Gastonia house

Fire caused extensive damage to a house in Gastonia early Saturday.

The Gastonia Fire Department answered a call at 1:34 a.m. to 712 Evening Shade Lane.

Authorities reported that the residents of the one-story house were out of town at the time of the fire, which caused an estimated $55,000 in damages.

There were no injuries.

The Gastonia Fire Department Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.