FIRE CHIEF: One person dead in Swansboro house fire
SWANSBORO, N.C. (WITN) -One person died in a house fire in Swansboro Friday, according to officials.
Swansboro Fire Chief David Degnan said the call came in around 5:40 p.m. to a home located at 112 Oyster Bay Road.
Degnan said several crews went out to the scene and firefighters found one person dead inside the home.
Officials say the house is a total loss and crews stayed at the scene for hours until the fire was put out around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
The State Bureau of Investigations and the State Fire Marshals Office are investigating the cause of the fire.
Several agencies responded to the call including; Swansboro Fire Department, Bear Creek Fire Department, Hubert Fire Department, Western Carteret Fire Department, and Pumpkin Center Fire Department
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