West Kell fire deemed suspicious

West Kell fire deemed suspicious

CENTRALIA, IL — Centralia City firefighters consider an early Tuesday morning fire that damaged the exterior of a home in the 300 block of West Kell to be suspicious.

Firefighters responded around 3:14 Tuesday morning, but the fire had been put out before their arrival. The State Fire Marshal was called to look at the cause of the blaze after some suspicious evidence was recovered.

The fire was confined to some outside siding and had spread to the edges of the roof before being put out.

Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and a half.