At approximately 9:07 p.m. Tuesday night, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire located in the area of 1154 15th Street Drive NE.
On arrival, firefighters reported a fire coming from the house/apartment building. With concerns someone may be inside the burning building, firefighters checked the structure for occupants and then worked to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and two command units. Hickory Police and Catawba County EMS also responded to the incident.
No injuries have been reported and damages to the building are considered heavy.
Fire Investigators worked to determine the cause of the fire, which is under investigation.