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Second house collapses at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Tan collapsed house in Rodanthe, N.C.
Collapsed house in Rodanthe, N.C.

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News Release Date: May 10, 2022

Contact: Michael Barber, 252-270-5389

MANTEO, N.C. — Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has confirmed that an unoccupied house at 24265 Ocean Drive, Rodanthe, N.C. collapsed this afternoon. This is the second unoccupied house collapse of the day at the Seashore.

The beach near Ocean Drive is closed and law enforcement officials will close Ocean Drive shortly. Visitors are cautioned to stay away from the beach in this area.

Additional details will be provided via Seashore social media, when available. As photos and videos from near the collapsed house sites are taken, they will be posted to the Seashore’s Flickr page.

Last updated: May 10, 2022

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