Two people die in house fire in Rocky Mount

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Two people died in a house fire Monday night on Springfield Road, according to Rocky Mount firefighters.

Frederick Sasequha, 63, and an unidentified 5-year-old boy were found dead inside the house after firefighters arrived at the scene shortly before 10 p.m.

The house at 1713 Springfield Road and a nearby vehicle were fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, according to a press release from the city of Rocky Mount. The cause of the fire has not been determined. An investigation is continuing.

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