AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office and the Sampson County Fire Marshal are investigating a possible meth lab explosion that left two people severely burned Monday morning in Autryville.
The fire was reported at approximately 5:20 a.m. at 1920 Leroy Autry Road. Before the structure fire call came in, Sampson County EMS responded to a home at 2312 South River Road in Salemburg regarding two burn victims.
The homes are about six miles apart.
The two injured have been identified as Jimmie Butler, 51, and Kimberly Huff, 35, both of Autryville. They were located at the home and transported to the hospital with severe burns.
The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office said they’re investigating the incident as a possible meth lab explosion.