A house fire was reported in Southern Pines Saturday night around 9:30 PM. The home at 845 South Gaines Street reportedly had flames showing from the home when firefighetrs arrived on the scene.
Three adults and four children were reportedly treated for smoke inhalation by Moore County EMS at the scene of the fire; however none of them required transport to the hospital. There were no other injuries reported in the fire.
Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control, however according to Southern Pines Fire Chief Hampton Williams the single story home received extensive damage in the fire tonight.
South Gaines Street was blocked to traffic in the area of the incident while firefighters worked to bring the fire under control.
Responding to the fire were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Pinehurst Fire Department, Moore County EMS, Moore County Sheriff's Department, and the Southern Pines Police Department.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation as of this report.