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Official: Vacant Apartment Fire Suspicious

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Jun 15 2012 08:42:08 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 15 2012 06:05:17 PM CDT
Greenville Fire
GREENVILLE -

Investigators say a fire at a Greenville apartment complex is suspicious. The fire happened Friday inside a vacant unit at the Riverbluff Apartments, off Tenth Street.

An official in Greenville said the fire started near an electrical outlet, but the unit had no power connected to it.

Fire officials said a maintenance worker who reported the fire said there were two broken windows around the back of the apartment. Investigators believe the windows may have been previously broken and don't have anything to do with the fire.

A fire official on the scene said there were electrical wires exposed, and they were the likely cause for the fire.