Firefighters investigating cause of Thomasville fire, possible explosions after home burns down

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Firefighters in Thomasville responded to a house fire on Sunday, according to fire officials.

Around 11:54 a.m., Thomasville Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Veach Street and Howard Circle with possible explosions.

The cause under investigation. There are no reported injuries to civilians or firefighters. 

When the fire department arrived, they were told the homeowners were away. The homeowners arrived shortly after the fire department. 

A deceased animal was found by officials searching through the rubble.

“It was a fully involved house fire with some structural collapse at the time of arrival,” said Michael Wilson, the Thomasville Fire & Rescue battalion chief. “Everything was a defensive mode. We didn’t send any firefighters interior, so just heavy flames and smoke visible.”

A GoFundMe has been started for the family.

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