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One killed when fire destroys Carthage home

Posted September 24, 2015 5:26 a.m. EDT

One man was killed early Thursday when fire tore through a home in Moore County.

— One man was killed early Thursday when fire tore through a home in Moore County.

Firefighters responding to 409 E. Saunders St. in Carthage at about midnight found a home engulfed in flames. It took crews about 30 minutes to bring the fire under control.

When officials searched the home, they found a man dead in a side doorway. Authorities have not released the man's name.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.