2 families displaced, firefighter injured following house fire in Elizabeth City

North Carolina

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Officials say one firefighter suffered minor injuries following a house fire in Elizabeth City Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, Elizabeth City Fire Department was called to the fire around 2:50 p.m. in the 100 block of Ward Street.

When they got to the scene, crews reported seeing fire coming from the second story of the home. Officials say the residence was not occupied at the time of the fire.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury to his hand.

Two families were displaced following the fire. No one was inside the home when the fire broke out.

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