Lumberton woman dies in house fire, another injured

LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - One woman is dead and another is in serious condition after a fire destroyed a single-family home in Lumberton Thursday night.

The fire broke out around 11 p.m. at a home located in the 400 block of Camp Avenue.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the home fully engulfed. Witnesses on the scene told firefighters that there might be people in the home.

Firefighters removed a seriously burned woman. The other occupant of the home was pronounced dead at the scene.

The injured woman was transported to the burn unit at University Medical Center in Jackson.

The victims have not yet been identified. The state Fire Marshals Office and arson investigators were on the scene early Thursday attempting to determine the cause of the fire.

It is still under investigation.