UPDATE: Suspicious Fire in Raleigh Co.

Local - 11/1/2012 5:29 PM by Lauren Haviland
The State Fire Marshal is being called out after flames take over a Raleigh County home Wednesday night.

Luckily the Lytton Lane homeowners were next door because of no power, but they they weren't able call 911 because cell phone service is down. Coal City, Sophia Area and City, Lester and Rhodell Volunteer Fire Departments were called out just after 10 o'clock.  Firefighters believe it's suspicious because the fire was in different parts of the home, but family said there is no way it's arson.

"My cousin had just left. I mean it is definitley not an arson. I mean that's what they're calling it, but it wasn't. It started at the fire place, where fire place was, so it wasn't an arson," said Amy Keel, niece of the homeowner.

The house is a total loss. Stick with Newswatch for the latest as the Fire Marshal investigates.

A mobile home is wiped out after a suspicious fire over night in Raleigh County.

911 Dispatchers said that four fire departments were called out to Lytton Lane in Princewick at around 10:30 Wednesday night.  No one was home at the time, but the structure was a total loss.

Coal City Volunteer Fire Department, Lester Volunteer Fire Department, Rhodell Volunteer Fire Department, Sophia Area, and Sophia City Fire Departments all responded.


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