Bonnie Cox
Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze that destroyed an oceanfront home at 1079 Ocean Boulevard W. in Holden Beach on Friday night, Feb. 27.
Fire destroys oceanfront home in Holden Beach

HOLDEN BEACH — Fire destroyed an oceanfront beach house and damaged two more Friday night, Feb. 27. No one was injured.

The house at 1079 Ocean Boulevard W. went up in flames, though nine fire trucks responded and firefighters soon brought the blaze under control.

Houses on either side of the burning house sustained major damage. The house on the left, named Sanddollar at 1077 Ocean Boulevard W., had picture windows obliterated on the back side, railings burned and black soot all over the back deck and walkway to the beach.