GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - One person was found dead in a vacant commercial building after a fire in Gastonia Saturday afternoon.
A commercial building caught fire at 4:13 p.m. in the 200 block of Oakland Street.
Firefighters noticed light smoke coming from the rear of the building where a small fire was contained in the crawl space, officials say.
A person was found in the crawl space of the building that had been vacant for over a year. The Fire Investigation Task Force and Gastonia Police Department were notified and are currently investigating.
The name of the person has not been released at this time.