One killed in suspicious house fire in Lewisburg

Posted at 5:14 PM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 18:14:11-05

LEWISBURG, Tenn. (WTVF) — A deadly fire in Lewisburg has been ruled as suspicious and is being investigated by Lewisburg Police and fire officials.

The fire broke out at a home Wednesday around midnight on the 500 block of 2nd Avenue North in Lewisburg. The home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

While extinguishing the flames, firefighters found the remains of a body inside the home.

The fire and death was ruled suspicious.

The victim's identity has not been released. Anyone with information on the case was asked to contact the Lewisburg Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (931) 359-3800.