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One person killed, one hurt in Cumberland County fire

Posted September 1, 2008

— Cumberland County sheriff's deputies and the State Bureau of Investigation were investigating a fatal fire Monday morning in a subdivision near Hope Mills.

Officials said the blaze apparently began about 1 a.m. in a bedroom of the house at 4862 Monticello Ave. in the Colonial Heights neighborhood.

A second person suffered non-life-threatening issues and was hospitalized, deputies said.


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  • Adelinthe Sep 2, 2008

    I can't think of a worse way to die.

    Praying for their loved ones and for the survivor.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • Jayne Sep 1, 2008

    I live right up the street from this place and I heard all kinds of noise and fire trucks last night... they were coming out in herds... I knew something was up... sad that someone lost their life