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Fatal Structure Fire in Haywood

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 3:48 am, emergency personnel were called to a residence in  the North Hominy/Canton area in reference to a structure fire with entrapment. Once on scene at 54 McCracken Road, emergency personnel located a three-month-old male infant inside the residence  who was deceased. Three other people including a three-year-old boy made it out of the residence without injury.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Agencies involved include the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office, North Canton Fire Department, Clyde Fire Department, Junaluska Fire Department, Jonathan Creek Fire Department, Haywood County Fire Marshal’s Office, Haywood County Emergency Services, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Andy Rogers

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.
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