(KMOV.com) Crews responded to a first alarm fire at a rehabbed home just before 7:00 a.m. near Shreve and Penrose in North St. Louis.
According to the battalion chief on the scene, multiple fires were started inside the house with some sort of accelerant in an apparent arson.
Reports indicate that the house was vacant at the time of the fires.
The homeowner was not available for comment. No suspects have been identified.
Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com as details emerge.