NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Officials said they are investigating a suspicious house fire in Davidson County.
Officials with the Nashville Fire Department said the fire occurred at a home located on Cahal Drive in east Nashville. They said the house was fully engulfed when they arrived on the scene.
Fire fighters said the house did not have electricity running to it and had been vacant for about four years. Neighbors told officials that homeless people have been known to frequent the house. They said the fire was thought to be suspicious.
A search of the home was conducted and crews on the scene said no one was inside. It was not immediately known whether or not anyone was inside the home at the time of the fire.
Investigators said they think the fire started in the front bedroom.
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