Decatur Fire Department investigating "suspicious" house fire

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DECATUR - The Decatur Fire Department says it is investigating a house fire that took place during the morning hours of October 9.    

Fire officials say crews were dispatched to a vacant home in the 1500 bock of North Church Street in Decatur at about 9:04 a.m.  Firefighters arrived about two minutes later, and brought the fire under control just before 10:00 a.m.

Authorities say the home had been damaged by a previous fire, and that it was extensively damaged from this one.  Fire officials also say this fire is "suspicious," and will continue to be investigated.

We will provide more updates as they become available.

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