Emergency responders were called out to a reported house fire in Southern Pines Sunday. The fire at 688 South Gains Street happened around 3:00 PM.
Fire officials were at a home just down the street investigating the scene of an earlier fire call, when residents from the area notified them of the fire. Firefighters were quickly on the scene and were able to contain the fire to the back wall of the home. According to Southern Pines Deputy Fire Chief Stone, the damage to the home was minor.
Responding to the fire today were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Pinehurst Fire Department, and Moore County EMS. The cause of the fire was under investigation as of this report.