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The 300 block of Brookside Drive in Asheboro. (Google Maps)

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating an Asheboro duplex fire as suspicious. 

According to Asheboro Fire Chief Jim Smith, the blaze was reported at a vacant duplex at 312 Brookside Drive shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday. 

Smith said there was a fire in one of the units in the same duplex about three months ago. 

No injuries were reported. 

Smith did not have any information as to who owns the building. 

No other details were immediately available.