JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — A man has died after a fire at a mobile home in eastern North Carolina.

Local media reports that firefighters were called to the home outside Jacksonville around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday,

Onslow County Fire Marshall Brian Kelly said the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Most of the home burned and the man’s body was found near the door.

His name has not been released.

The State Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the sheriff’s department.

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