A Leland man was killed in a house fire Sunday night.
Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner said Garrett Winkler Jr., 51, died of smoke inhalation after his home caught fire Sunday, Nov. 13.
Around 7:40 p.m. Nov. 13, one of Winkler’s neighbors called 911 to report a structure fire at Winkler’s home at 8060 Rachel Wynd, off U.S. 17 near Leland, Garner said.
When firefighters from Winnabow, Leland, Northwest and Boiling Spring Lakes arrived it was fully engulfed. Brunswick County EMS also responded.