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One Killed, One Injured in Sampson County Blaze

Posted February 11, 2007 12:41 p.m. EST

A Sampson County man was killed when fire swept through a mobile home early Sunday morning.

A woman who was inside the home on Trinity Church Road suffered second-degree burns and cuts caused by escaping through a window. She was airlifted to Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Firefighters are looking into the cause of the fire. Sampson County authorities said that it may have started with an electric space heater