Fire breaks out at home under renovation in Suffolk, ruled as arson


No injuries were reported after a fire at this house under renovation on Forest Street in Suffolk on July 1, 2021.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at a house under renovation in Suffolk.

Police say it happened Thursday night in the 200 block of Forest Street shortly before 10:45 p.m.

When firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after, they found smoke coming from the 2-story house. The fire was quickly knocked down, firefighters say.

A preliminary investigation by the Fire Marshall has determined that the fire was the result of arson.

Authorities encourage anyone with information about this shooting to contact the Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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