Update on Lighthouse Landing Fire

Village of Bald Head Island officials have received the fire marshal’s report on the November 20, 2021, fire that destroyed three units in Lighthouse Landing and one home and crofter on North Bald Head Wynd. The fire marshal’s investigation concluded the following:

After careful examination of the exterior and interior of the structures at the fire scene, along with any relevant reports available at this time, videos, photographs, and witness interviews; the structure of fire origin was determined to be primary residential structure located at 117 N. Bald Head Wynd. The investigation team has classified this fire as undetermined and that an electrical malfunction could not be ruled out.

There are plans underway to formally thank all of those involved in responding to the fire. In addition, Islanders are coming together to raise funds for the Village’s Public Safety Auxiliary (PSA).  The PSA is a non-profit organization that assists the Public Safety Department during emergencies such as providing food and water on-scene and coordinating meals for the first responders.  The PSA also raises funds to purchase lifesaving equipment.  Donations to the PSA can be made by check and mailed to Public Safety Auxiliary PO Box 3255 Bald Head Island, NC 28461 or via Venmo to the PSA Treasurer at @dawn-comer-2.