One person is dead in an early morning house fire.
Morehead City Fire/EMS says they got a call at 2:00 am to a house on Crab Point Loop Road.
A neighbor noticed fire coming from the house.
The neighbor told firefighters he believed the person living there was still inside.
A rescue was attempted, but was unsuccessful due to heavy fire conditions.
The victim’s body was located during fire suppression efforts.
The victim has not been identified.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.