A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Everyone on the scene was completely shocked by the sight. Firefighters desperately fought to put out the flames coming from a mobile home in the Pitt County town of Eastern Pines. Officials say the homeowner left around 11:00 a.m. to run an errand and returned to find her mobile home engulfed in flames. Firefighters say no one was inside the home at the time. However, the resident says her pet was inside and perished in the blaze. Fire officials say the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. The homeowner says she plans to stay with relatives and friends.