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Durham authorities investigating suspicious fire

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DURHAM, N.C. -

The Durham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned mobile home.

The incident happened March 20 at 8:48 p.m. on Cheek Road. 

"Several men with flashlights were seen near the trailer only minutes before the fire started," Detective Jon Helsius said in a written release. "While I'm not prepared to call it an arson, the fire is definitely suspicious." 

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Det. Helsius at 919-560-0880 or Durham CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

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