Morehead City house fire leaves one dead

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – An investigation is underway in Morehead City after an early morning house fire Saturday.

The fire broke out at a one story home on Crab Point Loop Road around 2a.m.

The Morehead City Fire department and EMS responded to the call after a neighbor noticed flames coming from the home.

Once on the scene, fire officials were notified that someone was still inside and attempted a rescue, but were unsuccessful due to the intensity of the flames.

A body was found inside the burned out structure once the fire was out.

Officials have not released the identity of the victim at this time.

Morehead City Fire Marshal, Carteret County Fire Marshal  Carteret County Fire Marshal, and Carteret County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the call.

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