Fire 02 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/16/19) — Madisonville Police Department is investigating a fire deemed "suspicious" at a mobile home in the city.

MPD Major Andy Rush said today that detectives are in the process of interviewing individuals seen in the 600 block area of East Broadway Street Saturday night, when a fire started on the front porch. 

A woman escaped the blaze from a bedroom window, fire officials previously reported, and rescued several family pets that were inside the home.

Police also are working to gather information in that vicinity to determine what caused the blaze.

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/16/19) — Madisonville Fire Department crews were called to extinguish a fire that broke out at a mobile home over the weekend after a caller reported the porch was burning.

MFD reported calling Madisonville Police Department to investigate the cause of the blaze.

According to MFD, heavy fire was showing at one side of the home off the 600 block of East Broadway Street at 8:53 p.m. Saturday. A woman had escaped from a bedroom window. Medical Center Ambulance workers treated her for cuts to her face from climbing out.

Crews got to the scene within two minutes of the call to also find several animals inside the trailer, the report lists. Firefighters removed the pets from the home, while one cat was treated with oxygen at the scene.

MFD reported calling Atmos Energy and Madisonville Utilities, and then Hopkins County Humane Society to care for the animals rescued that included three cats and three dogs. Crews also contacted the local Red Cross to assist the victim.

The scene was cordoned off and turned over to MPD. Police were not yet available for comment this morning.

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