BURKE COUNTY, N.C. - Hot ashes are being blamed for a fire in Burke County that heavily damaged a home near Hildebran.
Four fire departments worked to bring the fire under control on Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters believe the fire started after someone removed ashes from a fireplace and put them outside. Strong winds caused the fire to spread quickly.
Damages have been estimated at more than $150,000.
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