76-year-old man dies in Kinston home fire

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 18, 2013 at 1:39 PM

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a 76-year-old man has died after his Lenoir County mobile home caught fire  

Firefighters say they were called to the home around 4:45 a.m. Monday on a road just off state Highway 11 south of Kinston. 

Family members say Jake Rogers was in a wheelchair and could not get out of the home. His body was found after the fire was put out. 

Authorities say the cause of the fire does not look suspicious, but the State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the blaze as a precaution.
 

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