Salisbury home “a total loss” due to early morning fire

The two-story home, built in 1900, suffered extensive damage.
The two-story home, built in 1900, suffered extensive damage.(David Whisenant-WBTV)
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 6:33 AM EDT
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SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A home in Salisbury’s West Square historic district was heavily damaged by fire on Monday morning.

Firefighters with the Salisbury Fire Department were dispatched to 515 West Monroe Street near South Caldwell Street just before 1 a.m. on Monday. There were heavy flames coming from the home when firefighters arrived.

The 2,700 square foot, two-story home was built in 1900. The fire heavily damaged the house, taking most of the roof and gutting the interior.

Firefighters said the house is considered a total loss.

There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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