SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — An overnight fire at a convenience store in Suffolk seems suspicious, Suffolk’s fire chief says.
Chief Mike Barakey says the call for the fire in 600 block of County Street came in at 1:43 a.m.
Crews arrived to find fire coming from the back of the single story business, which was unoccupied when the fire started.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the rear of the store. The fire was marked under control around 2 a.m.
No injuries were reported.
The cause is still under investigation, but Barakey said it does seem suspicious. The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s Office is leading the investigation.
Anyone with information into the circumstances surrounding the fire is asked to call the Suffolk Fire Marshal’s Office at 757-515-4550.