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Authorities investigate 'suspicious' fire

Published On: Nov 24 2012 06:07:42 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 24 2012 07:35:32 PM CST
Kinston fire

No one was hurt in a suspicious fire Saturday night in Kinston, fire officials said.

Firefighters fought the blaze at a vacant home on the 300 block of E. Blount Street.

The scene was cleared as of 8:30 p.m.

The fire caused $20,000 in damage.

Fire officials told NewsChannel 12 that the homeowner had not been to the home in three months.