DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Four people were killed Monday afternoon in a house fire in Cooleemee, North Carolina.
Two adults and two children died in the fire, Davie County Sheriff JD Hartman said Monday night during a news conference. The adult victims were a man and a woman, and the children are estimated to be between the ages of four and eight months.
The fire started around 2:14 p.m. on Junction Road and was under control at 3 p.m. The state fire marshal’s office was called to the scene.
Deputies said a bystander went to the Cooleemee Fire Department and told firefighters the house was on fire.
Autopsies will be performed to determine the cause of death.