COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- An animal was found dead and four people were evacuated after a house fire on Rene Avenue in Collinsville, Ill. early Friday morning.
Fire crews arrived at the home after receiving a call for a fire around 7:45 a.m. after someone inside the house woke up and noticed smoke from the fire.
The department has labeled the fire suspicious and said they located a suspect at the scene. They have turned the investigation over to the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.
This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information comes in.
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