1 killed, 1 injured in overnight house fire in Cumberland County

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person died and another was injured in an overnight fire in Cumberland County.

The fire started around midnight at a mobile home on Kirk Shaw Road, which is in Hope Mills.

The injured person was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Thedell McKinnon said his older brother Larry was the victim in the fire.

"My brother didn't deserve to die like this," said McKinnon. "Everybody loved him. He was such a good man."

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said the Medical Examiner would confirm the identity and cause of death of the fire's other victim.

The cause of the fire has not been released.
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