By Sam Walker on June 16, 2013An early morning fire Sunday burned two oceanfront houses to the ground in Carova Beach, while firefighters saved a third from damage.
Units from the Carova Beach, Corolla and Duck fire departments and Currituck EMS responded at about 4:45 a.m. to a fire at Currituck milepost 22, Currituck Fire and EMS Chief Robert Glover said in an e-mail.
A witness said the fire started at 2197 Sandfiddler Drive, then spread next door to 2195 Sandfiddler Drive, destroying both houses.
A third home, 2193 Sandfiddler Drive, was evacuated but was not damaged, according to Glover.The fires occurred in the four-wheel drive area of the Currituck Outer Banks.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is not known, Glover said.
This is a developing story, and we will have more details as they become available.