Reward offered in 'suspicious' fire in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Fire officials are calling a house fire in Meridian 'suspicious'. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday in the 2200 block of Shields Alley.

Meridian fire investigators say evidence suggests the fire was intentionally set.

Police were called to the scene after it was determined a possible burglary had occurred.

The Mississippi Fire Marshal's Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arson arrest.

Crimestoppers also has a reward. That number is 855-485-8477.