A person was killed in a Morganton RV fire. On Tuesday (September 29) at 7:14 p.m., Morganton Department of Public Safety Officers and firefighters responded to a recreational vehicle fire in the parking lot of Walmart on Morganton Heights Boulevard. When officers arrived on scene the RV was fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire from outside of the RV.
Entry was made into the RV to check for anyone that may be inside and to extinguish the remainder of the fire. Upon entry into the RV the body of a deceased person was found. The name of the victim has not been released. Once the fire was extinguished completely a crime scene was established. Public Safety’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene, the case remains under investigation.