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Hickory firefighters respond to house fire

At approximately 17:57 Tuesday evening, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire located in the area of 3715 9th Street Circle NE. On arrival, firefighters reported a working fire with heavy smoke and fire coming from the residence. Firefighters confirmed there was no one at home and then worked to contain the fire. The fire was reported controlled at 19:03.  

Hickory Fire Department responded with three engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and two command units. Catawba County EMS also responded to the incident.    

No injuries were reported and damages to the house were considered major. Hickory Fire Investigators responded to the scene and are working to determine the cause of the fire.