One person dies in early-morning fire in New Bern


NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — One person died in an early-morning fire that happened in New Bern on Monday.

The New Bern Fire Department responded to the 700 block of Broad Street. Fire Marshal Danny Hill said the fire was ruled accidental. The cause was misuse of cooking equipment.

The identity of the person who died has not yet been released. An investigation continues into the cause of death.

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