Man found dead after Asheville house fire - FOX Carolina 21

Man found dead after Asheville house fire

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Asheville firefighters said a man was found dead inside a burning home Wednesday morning.

The fire happened about 7 a.m. at 25 Mountain View Rd.

Firefighters said they arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home. They said the fire was quickly extinguished, but a search of the home revealed a man's body in the bathroom.

The cause of the fire was not immediately released, but firefighters said the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force is investigating the blaze.

The identity of the man was not immediately released.

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