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House fire under investigation

Posted: June 28, 2012 - 12:23pm

Central Emergency Services responded to what evidence suggests was an intentionally set fire in Soldotna on Wednesday evening, officials reported.

According to a CES press release, firefighters responded about 6 p.m. to a house fire at the corner of Mark Hall Road and Kalifornsky Beach Road. Crews arrived and found a burning mattress on the ground level of the two-story home with smoke showing from both stories.

The mattress was extinguished and the damage to the building totaled $500. No one was injured in the blaze and the home is not currently in use, according to the release. The property is owned by Virginia Hunter.

“Through on-scene investigation, it was learned that approximately 30 minutes prior to the incident being reported, a witness observed two people, possibly a male and female, on a red four-wheeler at the building,” CES officials wrote in the release.

Investigation is ongoing. Those with information are encouraged to contact CES or the Alaska State Troopers.

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