Mother Of Three Dies In House Fire

Six fire units brought the blaze under control in about 10 minutes and damage was contained to the kitchen area of the home.

The Rocky Mount Fire Department says the call came in from an alarm system that went off. They believe the alarm went off due to the sensors melting. Neighbors say they are still in disbelief as they look at the home that has hardly any visible damage.

"She was a real nice person. It's just a tragedy. Its just sad. Our prayers go out to the family to the children," said neighbor Clementine Brinkley.

The cause is still under investigation and an autopsy is planned. Officials say that all of her children are with Reena's mother.


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  • by tony Location: tarboro on Mar 26, 2011 at 08:53 PM
    so sorry for the family lost may god continue to be with the family
  • by susan Location: edenton on Mar 22, 2011 at 08:00 AM
    So sad, sorry for your loss! Praying for this family! I can not imagine what they must be going through!
  • by Christy Location: Greenville,N.C. on Mar 22, 2011 at 05:29 AM
    my heart goes out to the family of this young lady.please know that god is with u all right now
  • by 250 Location: jAX on Mar 21, 2011 at 01:36 PM
    Thisis so sad. So young. Prayers go up so blessing can fall.
  • by Desmond Location: H on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:49 PM
    wow that is a lot to take in.this is to my buddy
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