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One Dead After Early Morning Fayetteville Fire

Posted December 15, 2005 3:01 a.m. EST

— One person is dead after a fatal fire in Fayetteville.

Fire crews were called out to the home on Tokay Drive in north Fayetteville around 4 a.m.

Authorities believe 45-year-old Kerry George died from smoke inhalation. No one else was at home at the time of the fire.

Crews say the fire was started by a wood-burning stove. Foul play is not suspected in the fire.