Woman killed in Smithfield duplex fire; 2 others displaced, officials say

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Saturday, June 26, 2021
Woman dies in Smithfield duplex fire; 2 others displaced: Officials
A woman is dead and two others are displaced after an overnight duplex fire in Smithfield.

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman was killed in an overnight fire, Smithfield fire officials said.

Firefighters responded to North Sussex Drive overnight and found a duplex on fire.

Smithfield fire officials told ABC11 breaking news crews at the scene that one woman died in the fire.

Two adults and a dog were able to get out safely.

The Johnston County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.