Crews investigate suspicious house fire in St. Joseph County

(Photo/Penn Township Fire Dept.)
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Penn Township -- A home was heavily damaged by a fire early Friday morning in Penn Township.

Penn Township Fire crews were called out to the vacant house in the 10000-block of Charles St. around 3:30 a.m. They arrived to find the back of the residence in flames.

Crews from Clay, Cleveland Township, Mishawaka Fire and Southwest Central Fire Territory assisted. They are calling the blaze suspicious. The cause remains under investigation.