Suspicious fire under investigation in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities in Kalamazoo say they’re investigating a suspicious fire.

It happened just after 6:45 a.m. at a home on Alamo Avenue near Douglas Avenue.

Investigators say most of the damage was on the front porch.

Firefighters were told that kids might be inside the house when they got there. But no one was found inside the house when it was searched, police say.

Firefighters also said the fire’s cause was suspicious and is being looked into by the fire marshal’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.337.8120 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.