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Crews Investigate Early-Morning Blaze

Published On: Aug 30 2012 03:20:45 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 15 2012 02:20:33 PM CDT
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NEW BERN -

A one-time large country home was destroyed in a morning fire.

The home, which was abandoned, is off the 4000 block of Old Cherry Point Rd.

The fire call came in about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, officials said.

The fire is not suspicious; the cause remains undetermined as the investigation continues.

A total of 60 firefighters were part of the effort.

No one was hurt.

The home was approximately 3,000 square ft.; it was not insured, authorities said.

Lightning storms were over the area during the time the fire sparked.

The home is a total loss.