Fire that killed two people in Pitt County ruled accidental
PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities have released the names of two people killed in a house fire last Friday in Pitt County.
Killed were 74-year-old Nellie Williams and 29-year-old Benjamin Bell. A third person was able to escape the flames.
The fire happened around 3:15 a.m. Friday at a home on U.S. 64 Alternate, just outside of Bethel.
The Pitt County Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled the fire as accidental, with the cause as undetermined.
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