NEW DETAILS: Fire not arson, investigation continues
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington Fire Department says one person is dead after a house fire last night.
It happened at Peachtree Avenue and 44th Street around 11 p.m. Neighbors say they heard some kind of an explosion.
Fire investigators said while they have ruled out arson has a cause, they are still working to determine what caused the fire. Investigators said the fire started in the sleeping area.
The victim’s name has not yet been released due to pending next of kin.
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