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.