Biltmore man dies in late-night fire


Times-Union
A Biltmore man has died of injuries suffered in a late-night fire, according to authorities.

The unidentified 52-year-old man was found inside his Witten Road South home after Jacksonville firefighters were called just after 10 p.m.

He was taken to Baptist Hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating, but no cause of the fire has been determined. The fire appeared to have started in the living room.

Police said the man had called a relative the night before and said he was worried about going to jail and provided the relative with bank account numbers and information about insurance policies