EDEN, NC – An Eden resident is dead after a house fire Monday morning.

The Eden Fire Department was sent to a house fire with ‘heavy flames’ on the 400 block of Brent Grass Lane, according to police.

When fire officials got to the house, it was fully engulfed in flames. After three hours of fighting the fire, a body was found inside what was left of the home.

At this time Eden Fire investigators, Rockingham County Arson Task Force investigators and Eden Police detectives are still investigating this incident. The Eden Fire Department and Eden Police Department will release the victim’s information once positive identification has been made by the Medical Examiner’s Office