AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Investigators with the Augusta Fire Department are trying to determine what started a fire at a house on Kingsley Court Monday night.
A neighbor called 911 after spotting the flames at 11:53 p.m. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and fire.
Because of the suspicious origin of the fire, it was ruled an arson, said Dee Griffin, spokesperson for the fire department.
No one was at home at the time of the fire. Firefighters rescued a large dog, and he was taken away by animal control.