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Woman killed in fire at Wendell mobile home

February 26, 2019 GMT

A woman was killed Monday when a fire swept through her mobile home in Wendell, authorities said.

Officials said a neighbor called 911 after flames broke out at a home in the 3500 block of Broughton Road at about 1 p.m. Fire officials said two people were in the home at the time, but one was able to get out.

The Wake County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Delorise Winston, 79.

Her husband, who was not hurt in the blaze, was identified as Leonard Winston, 80.

Authorities have not publicly disclosed how the fire started.