The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was requested to respond to a house fire at 539 Enchanted Forest Drive, Sylva, North Carolina in the Savannah Community of Jackson County on February 21, 2016 at approximately 7:30 am. Fire personnel requested deputies to respond to the scene after determining there was a body located inside of residence. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations was also summonsed to assist to help determine the cause and origin of the fire. An autopsy is scheduled to positively identify the victim of the fire, therefore the name of the person is not being released at this time. The investigation into the fire is continuing, but foul play is not suspected.
Update: The victim has been identified as Larry Holland. No more details have been released at present. WRGC will keep you updated.