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Texarkana fire crews battle suspicious blaze at vacant Stateline Ave. building


The fire that heavily damaged a vacant building in Texarkana late Monday night is believed to be suspicious.

According to fire officials on the scene, that's because the building at 1424 Stateline Ave. is boarded up and has no utilities connected to it.

Firefighters were called to the one-story building around 10:30 p.m., after a passing motorist saw flames coming from the building and called the fire department.

Crews from the Texarkana, AR and TX fire departments responded to the scene. The blaze was brought under control in less than an hour, but not before the structure suffered heavy damage.

There were on injuries reported. An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

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