Two fatalities reported in North Carolina mobile home fire

Published 11:31 am Monday, January 11, 2021

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A fire chief says two people have died after a mobile home in North Carolina went up flames.

WBTV reported that the fire happened Sunday in Rockwell, a rural area in Rowan County northeast of Charlotte.

Rockwell Rural Fire Chief Alan Shinn told the station that the home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

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Images from the news station show firefighters with hoses standing beside the blackened, smoky remnants of the mobile home.

The station says that the home was a complete loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation.