DEPUTIES: Abandoned House Fire Suspicious

On Monday, deputies in Beaufort County said they were still looking into why an abandoned house went up in smoke at 4AM on Sunday.

The Chocowinity Volunteer Fire Department responded to a home along the 2000 block of Highway 102 for the fire.

Major Kenneth Watson with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Department said on Monday morning the cause of the fire is still under investigation, and the origin of the fire is suspicious.