Authorities consider Daviess County fire ‘suspicious’

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DAVIESS County, Ky. (WEHT) – Daviess County Arson and Kentucky State Police Arson Investigators are conducting an examination at a home in the Pleasant Ridge Community on Hwy. 764 in Daviess County.

Officials say they consider the fire “suspicious.”

The fire started Wednesday evening shortly before 9.

Authorities say the homeowner told deputies he smelled something burning and noticed smoke.

Deputies say the homeowner went outside to check the house where some work had been done on the heating and air-conditioning unit, and noticed that the back of his residence was on fire.

We will have details on this ongoing investigation as soon as they are released.

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(This story was originally published on August 15, 2019)

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