Fire Claims a Man's Life

One person is dead following a fire in Bath in Beaufort County. Now the sheriff's department and State Bureau of Investigation are looking into the fire. It happened early Monday morning around 4 a.m. at 117 Claredon Avenue. When authorities arrived on the scene, they found two people still sleeping. Thirty-seven-year-old James Russell Modlin Junior died while Tammy Modlin made it out uninjured.