Crews responded to multiple house fires on Ocean Isle Beach after Hurricane Isaias made landfall. The cause of the fires are unknown but Mayor Debbie Smith said no one was inside the homes. The beach was closed to traffic as multiple fire departments responded.
Four adults, five children and a dog were rescued in nearby Oak Island. "Safely loaded in our MRAP and taken to safety!" a tweet from Brunswick Sherrif's Office read.
Four adults, five beautiful children and an adorable Basset Hound rescued on Oak Island. Safely loaded in our MRAP and taken to safety! pic.twitter.com/4p1eGEUWnC— Brunswick Sheriff (@Brunscosheriff) August 4, 2020
In addition, Brunswick County had more than 49,000 power outages on Tuesday morning around 4 a.m. Heavy flooding and high water covered roads in Holden Beach.