Man’s body discovered in Chadbourn house fire

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CHADBOURN, NC (WWAY) — Firefighters from multiple companies fought a house fire and found a man’s dead body inside.

Shortly after 7:00 am Saturday, Chadbourn, Evergreen, North Whiteville, and Brunswick Fire Departments responded to a burning home on Tommie Wooten Road in Chadbourn.

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When crews arrived, crews found a man dead inside the home.

This investigation is ongoing.

The Columbus County Fire Marshal’s Office and Columbus County Sheriff’s Office are working with ATF and SBI Fire Investigators to determine the cause and origin of the fire.