• Woman found dead after Burke County fire


    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. - A woman was found dead after a fire blazed through a garage in Burke County Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

    Firefighters from Drexel, Valdese and Triple Community responded to the call around 2:45 p.m. on Windy Hill Drive east of Morganton. The woman was found dead behind the garage.

    The fire spread to the woods behind the garage.

    The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.



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