Fire Near Aberdeen Fatal to Two
Two people died today in a an early-morning fire that destroyed a home near Aberdeen, according to authorities with the Moore County Sheriff's office.
Investigators found two bodies in the home, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office. The victims are believed to be Judith Seabolt, 81, and her daughter, Patricia Faye Rogers, 60.
The bodies have been sent to Chapel Hill for identification and to determine the cause of death.
Pinebluff Fire Chief John McIver said the two-story single family home was a total loss.
The fire at the home on Heflin Road off U.S. 15-501 was reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. today when a female called 911 and reported that her kitchen was on fire and that she could not get out.
Flames completely engulfed the home. The home was less than two miles from the Hoke County line.
McIver said his department arrived on scene to find "heavy smoke and flames" coming from the home.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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