New Bern-area structure fires being investigated as intentionally set

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Three structure fires that started late Tuesday night in James City are being investigated as intentionally set, according to Craven County Emergency Services.

One of the buildings was destroyed on the 700 block of Old Cherry Point Road in James City. The second fire happened on the 1,200 block of Highway 70 and then another one occurred on Lynnwood Drive.

The witness and owner of Brutopia said the fires could be seen from his business. He also said he noticed the flames at once and thinks they started around the same time.

The houses were abandoned and no one was injured in these fires.


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