• 5-alarm fire destroys firefighter's home in Rowan Co.

    By: Mark Becker


    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - Crews were battling a 5-alarm house fire Friday morning in Rowan County.

    PHOTOS: 5-alarm house fire in China Grove

    Flames broke out at the home on Daugherty Road in China Grove just after 4 a.m.

    Nobody has been hurt and the Fire Marshal told Channel 9 21 departments were called to the scene due to the extremely high temperatures.

    Investigators said the home belonged to a Bostian Heights firefighter who was on vacation with his family.

    Click "PLAY" to watch cell phone video of the fire:

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    Officials have not determined how the fire started.

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