84-year-old, great granddaughter escape house fire in Gaston County

- A woman and her great granddaughter are safe after they managed to escape from a house fire in Gaston County Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to a structure fire at 158 Propst Road in Dallas, NC. Officials on scene say an 84-year-old woman and her great granddaughter were inside the house, but managed to get out safely. 

Crews from North Gaston Fire, Alexis Fire, and Spencer Mountain Volunteer Fire responded.

The home suffered significant damage to the interior. The entire roof of the home was destroyed. Officials say the fire started in one of the bedrooms. The cause is still under investigation.

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