Woman escapes house fire in Bessemer City

BESSEMER CITY, NC (WBTV) - Investigators in Bessemer City are trying to figure out the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home.

It happened on East Boston Avenue at Sixth street around 10:30 Thursday night. Firefighters told us one woman was inside but was able to get out safely. She was taken to the hospital as a precaution. A witness says firefighters were able to rescue one of the woman's dogs but another dog was still unaccounted for.

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