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Couple says anniversary celebration saved their lives

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The SBI is investigating a fire that happened around 2:00 Saturday morning in Chadbourn. The SBI is investigating a fire that happened around 2:00 Saturday morning in Chadbourn.
Robert Caison said he was celebrating his 47th wedding anniversary with his wife in Wilmington when their home on Strawberry Boulevard caught fire. Robert Caison said he was celebrating his 47th wedding anniversary with his wife in Wilmington when their home on Strawberry Boulevard caught fire.

CHADBOURN, NC (WECT) – The SBI is investigating a fire that happened around 2:00 Saturday morning in Chadbourn, according to officials.

Robert Caison said he was celebrating his 47th wedding anniversary with his wife in Wilmington when their home on Strawberry Boulevard caught fire.

While the couple only lived in the house four years, it contained more than 40 year's worth of belongings that are now destroyed.

Caison believes celebrating their wedding anniversary saved their lives.

The couple is waiting to hear back from the insurance company before they decide what to do next.

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