GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A person died after a fire in Guilford County, fire officials have confirmed.

The home was on Horseshoe Drive, about half a mile from Lake Higgins Park.

Two people were in the home. One was able to get out and another died as a result of the fire.

Crews were on the scene for several hours and Guilford County deputies blocked off the area, right off Battleground Avenue while they worked to get equipment to the home.