Man dies in Rocky Mount house fire
Posted November 23, 2011
Rocky Mount, N.C. — An 81-year-old man died Wednesday in a house fire in Rocky Mount, police said.
Police said Charles Clarence Odom was unable to get out of the house at 1225 Gay St. when it caught fire. His wife and two adult sons were able to escape unharmed.
The blaze appeared to have originated in the kitchen.
Authorities said the cause of the fire and death do not appear to be suspicious.