Video above by: TheIslandFreePress. Video info: Fire engulfs Avon Motel. About 100 Hatteras Island firefighters are reported to be on the scene of a fire that was reported late this morning at the Avon Motel on Highway 12 in Avon. “Pretty much the whole island is there,” said Richard Marlin, chief of the Frisco Volunteer Fire Department, who was on his way with another engine from that village. See the article on http://www.islandfreepress.org.