WILKES COUNTY, N.C. -- A man has died after a fire at a house in Wilkes County.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office said the fire started Tuesday afternoon at the house on Camp Branch Road in the Hays Community.

Firefighters later found the body of 38-year-old, Jason Mahaffey in the upstairs section of the house.

Investigators are now trying to determine the cause of the fire. The State Bureau of Investigation is also investigating the deadly fire.

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