It took crews less than a half-hour to get the fire under control.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA) — A fire in New Castle is being called suspicious.

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Smoke poured out of a vacant house on Home Street Tuesday morning after a fire broke out just before 5 a.m.

It took crews less than a half-hour to get the fire under control.

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The chief said the back door to the home was open and no one was inside, but there were some household items in there.