BRAWLEY — An abandoned house here was leveled by fire early Saturday in a scenario regarded as suspicious by local officials.
The Brawley Fire Department received a call at 1:44 a.m. about a burning house at 1028 J St. When the crew arrived at the scene, the structure was fully involved, fire Capt. Jesse Zendejas said.
The house was empty at the time of the blaze and no injuries were reported, Zendejas said.
"It was fully destroyed down to the foundation," Zendejas said.
The Brawley Police Department received a report of two individuals running in the area at the time of the fire, Sgt. John Meyers said.