Early morning fire destroys two homes in the Outer Banks

Posted at 12:25 AM, Jun 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-18 07:01:56-04

OUTER BANKS, NC (WTVR) – Two homes in Carova Beach were destroyed by fire, and a third was threatened early Sunday morning.

Fire units from Carova Beach, Corolla, Duck and Currituck responded to the area of Mile Post 22 around 4:45 a.m. to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the two homes.

One of the homes was occupied at the time of the fire and everyone made it out safely.

The third home that was threatened was occupied as well. Everyone inside that home was evacuated.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Officials said the fire burned so hot that they might not ever be able to tell what the cause was.