North Carolina man dies of fire and burn injuries

January 25, 2008

The Rocky Mount Telegram reported that a man died Thursday morning from North Carolina fire and burn injuries when his home caught fire.

The 77-year-old North Carolina burn injury victim was apparently asleep when the fire was reported around 2 a.m. by his neighbors. Several attempts were made to rescue the man but the smoke and fire were too forceful for firefighters to enter his room.

Firefighters speculated that the fire may have started in the kitchen of the fire and burn injury victim’s one-storey home.

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