Moore County fire kills 70-year-old man

January 1, 2019
Moore County fire kills 1

A 70-year-old man died after suffering serious burns in a Moore County house fire Sunday.

Crews responded to the fire, outside of Carthage, just after 4:30 p.m.

A life flight helicopter had been called to transport the victim to a trauma center, but one was not available.

The victim was transported by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

The victim’s identity has not been released, pending family notification.

Billy Marts of the Aberdeen Times contributed to this report.

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