A fatal fire took place near Havelock late Friday morning, and the Craven County Sheriff’s Department and the SBI arson team were on the scene investigating this afternoon.

HAVELOCK | A fatal fire took place near Havelock late Friday morning, and the Craven County Sheriff’s Department and the SBI arson team were on the scene investigating this afternoon.

A Harlowe fire department representative said that the victim’s name was not being released but, according to one source, an “elderly woman age 98 to 100” was reported as the victim.

According to Craven County EMS Director Stanly Kite, the mobile home at 178 Thomas Bell Jay Road, off Adams Creek Road, was fully engulfed in flames when firemen arrived.

Investigators have not released a cause for fire, or whether arson is suspected.