Woman Succumbs To Injuries After House Fire in Lincolnton

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Investigators are working to find out what caused a deadly house fire in Lincoln County.

On Tuesday, at 5:20 p.m., fire officials responded to a structure fire in the 2100 block of Fox Creek Trail. While workng to extinguish the fire, deputies learned there was a 65-year-old woman inside the home. Crews worked to remove the woman and and she was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officials say the woman died from her injuries.

At this time, authorities have not released the name of the victim or how she died.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.