Fire with "Suspicious Circumstances"

By: Joe Harrington
By: Joe Harrington

A fire that broke out in Reno Thursday happened under "suspicious circumstances," according to a fire official.

The blaze happened in the 2000 block of Elmcrest Drive. A fire official said the fire was in the bedroom of a house and spread to a bathroom and attic. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

A neighbor said a woman ran out of the house and possibly a man too. A witness reported seeing black smoke.

Thursday morning officials were treating the area as a crime scene.

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