MOORESVILLE, N.C. — One person is dead after a house fire in Iredell County on Tuesday, according to the Mount Mourne Fire Department.
The Mount Mourne Fire Department, along with neighboring agencies, responded to Foursquare Road home in Mooresville around 11:20 a.m. after reports of a fire. When firefighters arrived a few minutes later they found a single-family residence with heavy smoke and fire showing.
Crews quickly began attacking the fire and searching the residence. Officials located a victim inside the home while performing the search.
The victim was quickly removed from the residence and immediate patient care was performed.
Iredell County EMS arrived and assumed care of the patient. The victim was pronounced dead by Iredell County EMS.
The fire was declared controlled at 11:58 a.m., according to the fire department.
The Iredell County Fire Marshal and Iredell County Sheriffs Department are investigating the fire.