One killed in Weddington house fire


A person was killed in a house fire in Weddington Friday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the fire around 1 p.m. at a home on Ironwood Drive, just off of Monroe-Weddington Road. They said smoke and flames could be seen coming from the roof of the home.

Just after 4 p.m., the Union County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one person was killed in the fire. The victim's name and age have not been released.

There is no word on what may have started the fire, but officials said the incident is under investigation.