The Gastonia Fire Department responded to this house fire on Arthur Drive at 2:30 on Monday morning. As firefighters were heading to the address, fire and smoke could be seen several blocks away. The house was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene.
It took about 30 minutes for nearly 20 firefighters to get the fire under control.
There was no one in the house at the time of the fire and no injuries were caused by the fire. The house is a total loss.
The Gastonia Fire Department is investigating the fire.
Photos by Earl Withers III
Written by Jim Landis