Early morning fire partially destroys home in New Bern

New Bern Fire Department responded Thursday morning to a house fire in the 1300 block of La Grange Street. No injuries were reported. (Aisha Mbowe/NewsChannel 12)

NEW BERN, Craven County - An early morning fire on Thursday destroyed about half of a home on La Grange Street in New Bern, fire officials tell NewsChannel 12.

New Bern Fire Battalion Chief Terry Gaskins said the call came in around 3 a.m. and the house was engulfed with flames with firefighters arrived. They worked quickly to knock down the flames, determining that no one was inside the structure.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, which was at the 1300 block of La Grange Street. The Craven County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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