PEORIA (WEEK) – A fire at a vacant house in Peoria is believed to have been intentionally set.
Firefighters responded to the 1900 block of North Maryland around 6:37 p.m. to smoke coming from the front of the boarded up, vacant house according to a press release from the fire department.
Fire was found in a back room and was extinguished within 10 minutes of arrival and firefighters cleared the scene around 7:58 p.m.
The house sustained heavy smoke damage, however.
No one else was found inside the residence and no injuries were reported.
Damage is estimated at $10,000.