Boone, NC - One person died in an early Wednesday morning apartment fire near Appalachian State University, WBTV reports.
Boone Fire Department was dispatched to the fiery building around 4am in the 500 block of Homespun Hills Road - less than one mile from ASU.
After they were able to enter the building, firefighters said they found the body of at least one victim, according to WBTV. The name has not yet been released and no other injuries were reported.
According to goblueridge.net several people were able to get out of the fire and we're outside as a number of agencies arrived at the scene to help.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.