Beaufort business fire investigation shows no foul play

Dec 27, 2019

Credit Carteret County Emergency Services

CARTERET COUNTY – An investigation into a fire that destroyed the Spouter Inn and Restaurant location in Beaufort on Sunday, Dec. 22 currently shows no evidence of foul play. A press release from Carteret County Government described the building and businesses located at the Front Street address as total losses. In addition to the restaurant and two other businesses, the building contained six apartments that housed eight people. The press release says the area of the fire’s origin has been determined but did not disclose that information pending visits by insurance concerns.