LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A home in Lexington was left heavily damaged after a fire erupted Thursday night, according to the Lexington Fire Department.

At about 9:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire at a home on Sunnyside Drive.


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Crews found the home “engulfed in flames.” Firefighters immediately began fighting back the flames, hoping to prevent more damage to the structure.

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When crews were able to get inside, they did not find any people.

Firefighters were able to put out the flames and cleared the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Despite their efforts, the home suffered significant smoke, fire and water damage and was deemed uninhabitable.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.