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Winston-Salem Firefighters Found 2 Dead During Mobile Home Fire

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Winston-Salem, NC -- Fire investigators in Winston Salem remained on the scene of a fatal fire until late Tuesday evening.

Battalion Chief Craig Williams said a 911 call was made around 11:54am about a mobile home on fire. Crews arrived in minutes and after gaining control of the flames, firefighters found two people dead inside, a male and female.

The mobile home was located on Kirk Drive inside city limits.

Thursday, the victims were identified as 57 year-old Bruce Roberts and 83 year-old Betty Roberts. Investigators said both died from smoke inhalation.

A power strip malfunction in a bedroom was the cause of the fire, investigators said.

Stay with Digtriad and WFMY News 2 for updates on this story.


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