Child found in burning Lenoir County mobile home has died; Officials investigating

  • Source: Raleigh News & Observer - Metered Site
  • Published: 11/23/2021 12:00 AM

A child was killed when a mobile home caught fire in North Carolina, officials said. The youngster was found dead after first responders went to a burning home on Sunday, Nov. 21, according to the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office. “The firefighters with North Lenoir and La Grange worked quickly to rescue the victims and extinguish the blaze,” Sheriff Ronnie Ingram said in a news release. “I know they did everything they could to prevent this sad loss of life. My hat is off to them for their professional dedication to volunteer for their community.” Now, there’s an investigation into the deadly blaze, which was reported at about 1:30 a.m. on Water Chestnut Drive. The street is in Kinston, roughly 80 miles southeast of Raleigh.


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