A fire in Kalamazoo just after 9 p.m. Sunday night started at a home in the 800 block of Myers Street near Vine Street in the cities Edison neighborhood.

According to WOOD TV, firefighters spotted smoke and fire coming from the house. Fire crews were able to contain the fire in less than an hour.

Paramedics had to treat one resident for smoke inhalation at the scene. No other people were in the house at the time of the fire.

The Fire Marshal's Office investigating the incident says a suspect was arrested for an arson. No reason for the arson has been given at this time.

If you or anyone you know have information regarding this fire, you are urged to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994.

The KDPS want to remind you that you should have a working fire extinguisher in your home as well as proper smoke detectors on every floor of your home.


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