Explosion, fire destroys Hickory home before Thanksgiving

No humans were injured, but a dog was killed
Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 10:45 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 at 6:21 PM EST
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HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - A family is left to find a new home after an explosion and fire destroyed a house on Lake Hickory.

The Catawba County Fire Marshal told WBTV the explosion happened late Tuesday night at a lakefront home off 54th Avenue NE.

The family was planning on celebrating Thanksgiving at home. Now, they’re staying with relatives after the house was considered a total loss.

No humans were injured, but a dog died in the fire.

WBTV is working to find out the cause of the fire.

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