The State Bureau of Investigation’s Greenville office has confirmed to Truth or Dare that the May 1, 2007 fire that burned down Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe in Nags Head is still an open case.  That’s right.  The arson investigation into the three and half year old fire lumbers on as the dogged SBI agents scour the county for clues.

The fire happened in the early morning hours of May 1, 2007.  The intense fire was not contained for two hours.  It burned the structure to the ground. The Nags Head Police Department called in the Wilmington office of the ATF and the State Bureau of Investigation.  When asked about the investigation six months after the fire, ATF spokesman Jim Modzelewski told The Virginian Pilot, (more…)