KINSTON -

No one was hurt in a suspicious fire Saturday night in Kinston, fire officials said.

Firefighters fought the blaze at a vacant home on the 300 block of E. Blount Street.

The scene was cleared as of 8:30 p.m.

The fire caused $20,000 in damage.

Fire officials told NewsChannel 12 that the homeowner had not been to the home in three months.