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House fire in Cleveland now under arson investigation

Cleveland fire west 61st street arson
Posted at 9:21 PM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 21:21:53-05

CLEVELAND — A fire that broke out at a home in Cleveland Saturday evening is being investigated as a possible arson case, according to the Cleveland Fire Department.

Around 8 p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to a fire at a home in the 1300 block of West 61st Street where they found a duplex with a heavy body of fire on the upper level.

Crews were able to evacuate the residents and no firefighter injuries were reported during the incident.

A domestic altercation was reported before crews arrived and Cleveland Fire is considering the fire to be intentional.

The fire remains under investigation.