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Posted: 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. —
Investigators are looking into what they’re calling a suspicious fire that broke out in Caldwell County early Wednesday morning.
Firefighters were called to a home on Grace Chapel Road around 2 a.m. Two people were home at the time and escaped safely, officials said.
Robbie Wilkie, Caldwell County fire marshal/emergency management coordinator, said there were multiple points of origin and that the fire appears to have been intentionally set.
Investigators estimated damages at around $5,000, with fire damage to the garage, basement and back porch. Wilkie said there was also vandalism to three vehicles parked in the driveway and the garage.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call either the Caldwell County Fire Marshal's Office at 828-757-1280 or the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office at 828-758-2324.
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