Man dies after found in brush fire in Translyvania Co.

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A man is dead after he was found in a brush fire in Translyvania County.

Wayne Mull, 65, was found while firefighters were working to put out the brush fire.

A firefighter from Cedar Mountain got burned through his boot while trying to pull the victim out of the flames.

The man was air-lifted to Wake Forest Medical Center where he later died.

Officials say the victim didn’t have a burn permit to start the fire.

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