Suspicious Duplex Fire Displaces 8 People

Posted at 5:31 AM, Nov 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-25 06:31:08-05

Eight people were displaced after a suspicious overnight fire.

The fire happened around 1 a.m. Friday at a duplex in the 1200 block of Coarsey Drive.

According to reports, the flames began in the vacant part of the building.

Officials said everyone made it out safely. Two adults and six children were displaced, and authorities said three dogs were missing.

The vacant side of the duplex was considered a complete loss, but reports stated the occupied side would be okay.

The fire was being deemed suspicious. The investigation into the cause remained ongoing.