John Kevin Pace, 34, is charged with indecent liberties with a minor.
The fire broke out before 4 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at Burke Co. Parker Industries Inc., a metal stamping plant located at 4867 Rhoney Road in Connelly Springs.
One person is dead and a suspect is under arrest after a 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Morganton on Saturday, police are saying. The victim's father, 44, was shot as well and is being treated for injuries at the hospital. No names have been released at this time.
A Morganton public safety officer suffered a stroke while he was making an arrest.
A Silver Alert that was issued for a missing endangered teenager out of Morganton has been canceled. Police said she was located Wednesday and is safe.
A Morganton man accused of killing an 8-week-old baby is due in court on Monday.
Authorities have made an arrest in connection to the death of a 2-month-old child in Burke County earlier this month.
The Burke County Sheriff's Office found a missing man Thursday.
An investigation is underway after a 2-month-old infant from Burke County died while receiving treatment for unknown injuries at the hospital, deputies said.
A third arrest has been made after a man was found dead on a roadside in Burke County, the Sheriff's Office says.
A Morganton man will serve an active prison term of 28 to 43 months following his conviction for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of a Burke County firefighter.
A volunteer firefighter was killed after being hit by a suspected drunk driver while clearing debris from a road in Morganton Sunday night, officials say.
The wife of a man shot by a Burke co. deputy called her husband a sweet and loving husband, father and grandfather.
A Burke County teenager has been arrested for suspected ties to ISIS. He is also accused of murdering his 74-year-old neighbor.
Tourism Director Ed Phillips gives Good Day Charlotte a preview of Burke County's trolley tours during the fall season.