Officials investigating suspicious Crestview fire

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Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 11:48 AM.

CRESTVIEW — Firefighters were at the scene of a suspicious fire for nearly 16 hours Wednesday and Thursday.

First responders were called to 604 South Wilson Street at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when smoke and flames were spotted in the abandoned home, according to Crestview Fire Battalion Chief Marquis Johnson.

At the time, the home did not have any power.

Johnson said the home was a total loss and estimated $15,000 in damages were caused. Officials were at the fire scene until 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

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