At least 1 death in fire in Union County


WEDDINGTON, N.C. (AP) — One person has been found dead in a house that burned in Union County.

Multiple media outlets reported the fire was reported around 1 p.m. Wednesday near Weddington.

The sheriff’s office says one person was killed in the fire. The victim’s name has not been released.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Dozens of investigators sifted through the rubble Monday afternoon. Agents from the State Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are helping.

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