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Suspicious Fire Sparks Investigation

By Jon Erickson
Published On: Aug 21 2012 10:13:08 PM CDT
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CARTERET COUNTY -

A suspicious house fire is under investigation near the Bogue Sound in Carteret County.

Fire crews were called to the 100 block of Water Oak Drive on Tuesday night at approximately 5:15, according to Broad and Gales Creek Fire Chief Drew Guthrie.

The fire burned an abandoned home, which is a total loss, Guthrie said.

The scene is near Highway 24, west of Morehead City.

No one was hurt.

The cause is under investigation.