Victim identified in Duplin Co. house fire

Duplin Fire

FAISON, N.C. (WNCT) – Authorities have identified a deceased woman in a Duplin County house fire.

Lee Kennedy, the Faison Fire Chief, said the call about the fire came in at 10:30 Wednesday night.

Fire units responded to the report around five minutes later at 310 West Goshen Street. They found the home heavily involved with flames.

Crews responding to the scene pulled one person from the home, now identified as 60-year-old Sharon Williams Dubois.

Fire officials said the fire started in and around the stove in the kitchen, and Dubiois was killed by smoke inhalation. The fire was ruled accidental.

Seven departments responded to the call, including Faison, Calypso, and Warsaw.

Stay tuned to WNCT for more details on the incident.

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