Beaufort News

Burton investigates house fire

Authorities are investigating a fire Monday night that destroyed a home on Island Tank Road.

Firefighters from the Burton Fire District were called to the home at about 7:30 p.m. and found the single-wide mobile home engulfed in flames, according to district spokesman Dan Byrne.

Emergency crews began fighting the fire but determined it was not safe to send firefighters inside, Byrne said.

The resident was not home at the time of the blaze. No injuries were reported.

Byrne said the Beaufort County Fire Scene Investigation Team is leading the investigation.