St. Paul fire investigated as possible arson

St. Paul fire investigated as possible arson Photo: KSTP

Updated: October 22, 2019 02:24 PM

Officials are investigating a house fire in St. Paul as a possible arson, according to a news release.

The St. Paul Fire Department said firefighters responded to a report of a house fire on the 200 block of Jenks Avenue at about 2:20 a.m. Monday. Crews extinguished the flames and searched the home, and all residents were safely evacuated.


The department said no victims were found, and nobody was injured.

In total, the department said 13 fire companies and about 52 fire department personnel were on scene for over two hours.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. However, the department said the cause is believed to be incendiary.

The department posted arson reward signs and are offering rewards up to $2,500 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible.

Connect with KSTP

Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.



Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


Emails show St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter says 'no' to ShotSpotter technology

Ambassador Gordon Sondland faces questions about Trump, Ukraine

Brooklyn Park apartment complex could change hands

Minneapolis police investigating report of missing 29-year-old man

Local researchers release largest study on mass shootings