Fire destroys Benson home
Posted April 3, 2012 6:20 a.m. EDT
Updated April 3, 2012 9:43 a.m. EDT
Benson, N.C. — A fire destroyed a home in Benson early Tuesday, firefighters said.
A woman and her dog both escaped unharmed from the fire at 144 Creekstone Drive around 12:30 a.m., firefighters said. Five fire departments responded to the blaze.
The home was a total loss, firefighters said. The fire marshal was investigating the cause.