Officials investigate fatal fire

JOHNSTON COUNTY Eyewitness News has learned that 66-year-old Ronnie Barfield Myers died after a fire broke out in his home in the Willow Spring area just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say Myers, who was a resident of the home on Axum Road, was alone in the house at the time of the fire. His wife had just left to go out.

No other injuries were reported.

At least three fire departments responded to the call. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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