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Fire at Muscatine home was intentionally set, investigators say

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MUSCATINE, Iowa — Investigators are seeking information about a fire that they say was intentionally set.

The fire took off at a home in the 600 block of East 7th Street, on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, according to a statement from the Muscatine Fire Department.  Through interviews, lab tests, and surveying the scene, investigators determined the fire was set on purpose.

Fire Marhsal Mike Hartman said the home will likely be a total loss.

If you have any information on the fire call the Muscatine Fire Marshal at 563-263-9233 or the Muscatine Police Department at 563-263-9922.