Copper thieves are suspect in causing the blaze.

Shortly after 3pm Monday firefighters were called to a structure fire at 533 Gregory Street. Initial reports also said that pit bull puppies were on a second floor porch but the report turned up to be false. Fire officials suspect that copper thieves were trying to burn off the insulation off wires causing the blaze. The fire marshal was called to the scene to further investigate.

By Stephen Krauchick

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