Early-morning fire not considered suspicious

NEW BERN - Firefighters rushed to the scene of an early-morning house fire, dispatchers said.

According to investigators, the home was located on Antioch Lakes Road. Dispatchers said they got the call at about 3:00 a.m. Friday.

Craven County EMS Director Stanley Kite said two people were inside the home at the time of the fire, but they were able to escape unharmed.  Kite said they had to escape through a window when they woke up.

Officials believe the fire is not suspicious, but they haven't determined the exact cause.

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