Two killed in La Grange mobile home fire, death investigation underway


    Fatal fire in La Grange (Merrilee Moore, NewsChannel 12)

    Two people were inside a mobile home when it caught on fire early Thursday morning in La Grange, a deputy confirms.

    The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office said they got the call around 5:00 a.m. and emergency officials responded to 3734 Maple Grove Drive.

    Fatal fire in La Grange (Merrilee Moore, NewsChannel 12)

    According to Major Ryan Dawson, a death investigation is currently underway. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

    The identities of the two people inside, as well as the exact cause of death, is unknown at this time.

    La Grange Fire Department, North Lenoir Fire Department, Lenoir EMS, Lenoir County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

    The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and ATF are assisting with the fire and death investigations.

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