Officials: 1 dead in Stanly Co. house fire



ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Fire officials said a person died in a house fire in Stanly County overnight.

The fire destroyed a home on Dunlap Road in Albemarle just after midnight.

Chopper 9 flew over the scene as fire investigators sifted through the rubble.

Police told Channel 9 they do not suspect foul play and that the victim lived in the house alone.

The name of the person who died has not been released and fire investigators are still trying to determine how the fire started.

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