1 dead, another injured in Edgecombe County mobile home fire

SHARPSBURG, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person is dead and another person is in the hospital with burn injuries after a mobile home caught fire in Sharpsburg.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened along the 9000 block of County Line Road.

On arrival, first responders found a person outside with burns to his body. He alerted officials that there was a person trapped inside the fully engulfed home.

When the fire was put out, crews found a body inside of the home. The victim has not been identified at this time.

The person found outside of the home was taken to UNC Nash hospital for treatment.

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