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SBI investigating house fire

Published On: Feb 02 2013 07:42:09 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 03 2013 06:25:11 PM CST

The SBI and Bethel Police are investigating a house fire that displaced two residents.

Firefighters were called to the 400 block of West Railroad Street in the Pitt County town shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday.

Crews arrived to find the rear porch engulfed, a fire official said.

One person was in the house at the time of the fire.  That person was transported to Vidant Medical Center for observation.

The blaze left about $20,000 of damage.

The cause remains under investigation.