1 person killed in Fayetteville house fire; 2 dogs OK

The scene on Dalton Road. (Nate Rodgers/CBS North Carolina)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – At least one person has died Wednesday afternoon in a fire at a residence on Dalton Drive in Fayetteville, officials said.

Around 1:45 p.m., emergency responders were called to 6028 Dalton Road off of Offing Drive in the Waters Edge Community where they found smoke coming from a single-story home.

Firefighters entered the home where they found a body in the living room. Officials later said the fire was “localized” to the living room area.

Two dogs that were located in the home survived the fire, officials said.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

There were no further injuries reported. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

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