A Tuesday morning fire in the 100 Block of Morgans Ridge Road is currently under investigation as an act of arson.
Firefighters were dispatched to the vacant home at approximately 1 a.m. on April 27.
Engines 1 and 6, Med 1 and 6, Battalion 1 and deputy chief Bryan Bullock responded to the scene.
“First arriving firefighters found light smoke showing from the residence,” said Barrow County Emergency Services public information officer Lt. Scott Dakin. “Crews quickly made an interior attack on the fire and were able to extinguish and contain it to the area of origin.”
The fire was brought under control before extending past one room and the attic area.
Chief fire investigator Lt. Blair Darst determined the fire was caused by an intentional human act. The Fire Investigation Unit and the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office are handling the investigation.