Officials say Surry Co. mobile home fire could be arson-related

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LOWGAP, N.C. — Officials said a fire that destroyed the bedroom of a single-wide mobile home Saturday morning in Lowgap could be arson.

The Mount Airy News reported that the blaze was reported around 4 a.m. at 604 Tony Holder Road. No injuries were reported.

The paper reported about 15 firefighters remained on the scene for about seven hours. The home is reportedly rented by one woman and is currently unlivable after the smoke and heat damage.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known but officials said arson is a possible cause.

The Surry County Chapter of the American Red Cross reportedly provided assistance to the victim.

Source: The Mount Airy News.