Lexington Fire Dept. calls house fire suspicious

WTVQ/Nathan Justice

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Firefighters say a house fire in the 500 block of 7th Street caused significant damage to the back of the home.

According to the Lexington Fire Department, the flames broke out at about 11:45 a.m.

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Officials are calling the fire suspicious, as no one was in the home at the time of the fire, and no electricity was going to the house.

Renters are currently moving out of the residence, but were not there when the fire started.

The investigation continues.