BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A woman is dead after an afternoon house fire near Leland.
The fire broke out just after 12:30 p.m. on Farm Meadows Drive off NC 87.
Firefighters say they put out the fire within three minutes arriving. During a search, they found Donna Byrd Hambrick, 47, in a bedroom. She died at a hospital.
The fire is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.