Woman dies in Albemarle house fire

Woman dies in Albemarle house fire
(Source: WBTV/File)

ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) - A woman died in a house fire in Albemarle Friday evening.

According to the Albemarle Fire Department, the incident happened in the 800 block of Thomas Street around 6 p.m.

Units arrived on scene, and controlled the fire in 14 minutes.

The woman who died in the fire was the only person in the single-family home.

Fire officials were still on scene investigating.

A cause has not been determined yet, but the fire appears to have started in the bedroom.

There was heat and smoke damage throughout the home.

No further information was released.

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