(KMOV) – Firefighters battled a fully involved house fire in Madison County Thursday evening.
According to a News 4 crew on the scene, the fire broke out at a vacant four-bedroom home on the 1600 block of 5th Street at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Authorities say no one was inside the home at the time but there were signs of a break in. It is being investigated as a suspicious fire.
Fire crews from Madison County, Granite City and Long Lake all responded to the call.
Further details on the investigation were not immediately known.