Woman found dead after fire at home in Surry County

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SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — A woman was found dead when firefighters responded to a house fire in Surry County, according to Surry County EMS Director John Shelton.

Firefighters came to a home on Welcome View Church Road in the Dobson area after a passerby reported the fire at 1:48 p.m. Wednesday.

Responding firefighters found a 39-year-old woman deceased outside the home.

The woman’s name has not been released.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire.