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Mother, Son Die In Yadkin County Mobile Home Fire

11:43 PM, Dec 18, 2013   |    comments
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YADKINVILLE, N.C. -- An early morning fire near Yadkinville killed a mother and her young son.

The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office said a mobile home in the Courtney Community, caught fire before dawn and was destroyed. 

Investigators found two bodies inside the home.

WFMY News 2's Morgan Hightower spoke to Herman Mendoza who says his wife and 7-year-old step-son were killed in the fire.

Mendoza said he was at work when he got word of the fire.

By the time he got home, his wife and step-son had died, and all of his belongings were gone.

He said his step-son, Omar, was in the second grade and loved to play soccer.

The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office, Fire Marshall, and SBI are investigating the fire. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Stay with Digtriad, WFMY News 2 and follow Morgan Hightower @mchightower for updates.

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