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Investigation underway after suspicious fire on Florance Street in Savannah

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

An investigation is underway after Savannah FIre officials responded to a house fire on Florance Street that they believe to be suspicious. 

Savannah Police officers noticed smoke coming from a nearby house as they were making a routine traffic stop in the area of Florance and W. 38th streets, Thursday evening. Savannah Fire was dispatched to the home at 6:44 and arrived within two minutes. Firefighters discovered the fire in a vacant house. They say it appears to have started on the back porch and spread to the inside. 

Crews contained the blaze to the rear of the house and doused the flames before they could spread to the home next door. 

Savannah Fire is investigating what caused the fire. 

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