Investigators look into 2 'suspicious' overnight fires - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Investigators look into 2 'suspicious' overnight fires

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Officials are investigating two fires that happened early Tuesday morning they're calling "suspicious."

According to Columbus County Fire Marshal Scott Merritt, a couple of mobile homes within 60 feet of each other on Peacock Road near Tabor City burned just before 2 a.m.

Merritt said the owner of the homes rents them out, but recently no one was living in them.

Merritt said there are people of interest in this case. He's working with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office on this case.

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