Catawba County family loses home in fire days before Christmas

LONG VIEW, N.C. — A Catawba County family is devastated after a fire destroyed their home days before Christmas.

Four different fire departments responded to the fire around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday along 23rd Street Northwest in Long View.

When firefighters got to the mobile home, much of it was engulfed in flames. Firefighters said a mother and her adult son were home when the fire started, but they were able to escape safely.

Watch the video above Channel 9′s Dave Faherty speaks with investigators, who believe they have a possible cause for the fire.