- Associated Press - Friday, December 25, 2015

WESTMOORE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a Christmas Eve fire claimed the life of a man in Moore County.

Westmoore Fire Chief David Kennedy tells local media outlets that the fire was reported in a house about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. He says the house was engulfed in flames and smoke when firefighters arrived.

The victim’s body was later found in the house. The name of the victim was not immediately released.

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