One killed in fire

ROCKY MOUNT Firefighters say when they arrived at the home just after 9 p.m., there was heavy smoke and flame pouring from the front of the building.

Witnesses told them there was someone trapped inside, and firefighters went inside to look for him. They found the man near the back of the house, but he was already dead.

Investigators are now looking for the cause of the fire. The dead man's name has not been made public.

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