Crews control early morning house fire in Concord

CONCORD, N.C. — Crews were busy Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a house in Concord.

The Concord Fire Department was alerted to the incident around 2:47 a.m. when a driver reported a possible house fire at 288 Gurley Drive Northwest, officials said.

Crews arrived at the scene a few minutes later and quickly controlled the flames, officials said.

No one was home during the fire, and no injuries were reported.

Officials said 24 firefighters from the Concord Fire Department responded to the scene, along with crews from the Kannapolis Fire Department and Cabarrus County Emergency Medical Services.

Damage to the home is estimated at $20,000, officials said, and the department is investigating what caused the fire.

Officials said the Red Cross is assisting the residents of the home.