N. TOPSAIL BEACH, ONSLOW COUNTY -

A massive fire destroyed a large rental home in North Topsail Beach over the weekend, and crews spent 13 hours putting the blaze out.

According to the chief deputy of the North Topsail Fire Department, the home at 115 Oceanview Lane caught fire Saturday at 8 p.m. Crews were on scene until 9 a.m. Sunday fighting back the flames.

No one was inside the rental house when the fire started and no one was hurt, said investigators. But the building itself was destroyed. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

A nearby home also had some minor damage, according to fire officials.