Woman dies in Macclesfield house fire

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One person is dead and another is hospitalized following an early morning fire at a house in Macclesfield.

Authorities said crews responded shortly after 5 a.m. today to a fire on W. Green Street with two people inside the home. An unidentified man was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where his condition is unknown. Officials said an unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Edgecombe County Fire Marshal’s Office is working with the Sheriff’s Office to determine the cause of the blaze. Check back with the Rocky Mount Telegram as details of this incident are released.