Home fireplace in Cleveland now underneath arson investigation


CLEVELAND – A fire that broke out in a Cleveland home on Saturday night is under investigation as a possible arson case, according to the Cleveland Fire Department.

At around 8 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to a fire in a house on the 1300 block of West 61st Street, where they found a maisonette with a heavy fire on the upper level.

Crews were able to evacuate residents and no firefighters injuries were reported during the incident.

A domestic dispute was reported before the crews arrived and Cleveland Fire considers the fire to be intentional.

The fire is being investigated further.