PITT COUNTY -

Pitt County deputies are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a for-sale home.

The home, on Blue Eyes Road near Highway 30, had 35-foot flames jumping from the roof when firefighters arrived at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, a fire official said.

No one was home; investigators are working to locate the current owner, authorities said.

The home was deemed a total loss.

No one was hurt.