Fire Nearly Destroys Home

Kinston authorities say the cause of a fire that nearly destroyed a home there was electrical.

Early Sunday morning, Linda Streeter was forced to flee her Jackson Lane home when a fire broke out. Firefighters say by the time they got there, the flames had spread. They were able to bring the fire under control quickly, but not before the home sustained heavy smoke damage.

While firefighters know the fire was electrical in nature, there not exactly sure of the origin.