Fire department investigating house fire as arson

Fire department investigating house fire as arson

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A local fire department is investigating a morning house fire as arson.

Blytheville Fire Chief Mike Carney says two separate areas of a home in the 500-block of N. 13th St. were set on fire. Crews were on scene around 7:30 Wednesday morning.

Carney states the house was vacant and had no power or utilities running to it.

No injuries were reported.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

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