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Investigation Underway After House Fire

Police are investigating after a house fire on Highland Avenue in North St. Joseph.

Posted: Dec. 19, 2017 11:06 PM
Updated: Dec. 19, 2017 11:09 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A fire at a north St. Joseph home is now being investigated as a crime scene.

The St. Joseph Fire Department were called to a home in the 700 block of Highland Avenue around 7 p.m. after a neighbor reported smoke coming out of the back of the home.

A fire official confirmed there was a fire, but said once they put out the flames police investigators were called to the scene.

Authorities have not provided any more details about what was found inside the house.

We will continue to update this story as details become available. Stay with KQ2 for updates.

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