Officials investigating suspicious fire near Benton City that destroyed a home

Fire destorys home in Benton County
Benton County Fire District 4

BENTON CO., Wash. — Officials in Benton County are investigating the cause of a suspicious fire late Wednesday night that left a home completely destroyed.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says the fire started around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at a home near Benton City.

The home was completely engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived, according to the Benton County Fire District 4.

Officials are investigating after the fire quickly spread throughout the home.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office told KAPP-KVEW that the house was in the process of being sold.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says no one was at the house at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries reported.

Investigators say the home is a complete loss.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office will be investigating.