Thanksgiving fire destroys Carteret County home

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Thanksgiving Day turned tragic after a fire broke out at a home in the east.

Morehead City Fire and EMS say a home on Utopia and Stargazer Lane west of Morehead City caught fire around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighters say 80% of the two-story home was in flames when they got there and it took about two hours to get the fire under control.

One man was treated on the scene. There are no further details on his condition.

Crews will be back out at the home Friday morning to investigate.

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