Kalamazoo fire being investigated as suspicious

Posted at 10:39 AM, Sep 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-10 10:39:32-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is investigating a suspicious house fire Sunday morning.

At 7:10 a.m. Sunday, Public Safety officers responded to the 900 block of Neumaier Court after the occupants of the home awoke to the smell of smoke coming from the living room. They attempted to extinguish the fire with water but the smoke became overwhelming and they soon exited.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers deployed hose lines and quickly extinguished the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. KDPS is calling the fire “suspicious.”

Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at (269) 337-8994 or Silent Observer by calling (269) 343-2100.