Jones County officials investigating fatal Sunday night fire

TRENTON, N.C. (WNCT) – One person is dead following a Sunday night fire in Jones County.

Firefighters were called out to a structure fire on Ten Mile Fork Road  just after 9:30p.m. Sunday, said Tom Pike, Jones County fire marshal.

Pike said one person died in the fire.

A father and son used the building as a hunting lodge, said Pike.

It appears the fire was started by a heater; however, the Fire Marshal’s Office is still investigating.

The name of the deceased is not being released until all of the family is notified.


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