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Fire destroys house

A raging house fire destroyed a home in Gantt Thursday.

Firefighters and emergency personnel were dispatched shortly after 11:30 a.m. to a home on Weant Road and arrived to find it fully involved.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but officials deemed the home a complete loss.

Firefighters and emergency personnel were required to make a second trip to the residence shortly after 5 p.m. after reports the blaze had restarted.

Personnel from Gantt, Heath, Dozier and Brantley fire departments, as well as Advanced EMS responded to the blaze.

The names of the homeowners were unknown as of press time.