Arson suspected in vacant house fire in Macon

Macon-Bibb County firefighters suspect arson after battling an early morning suspicious fire Friday in a vacant house on Long Street.

Shortly before 4:30 a.m., crews were dispatched to the 700 block of Long Street, a 911 dispatcher said.

The flames heavily damaged one room of the one-story wood-frame house, said Battalion Chief John Malcom.Investigators will try to determine what started the fire and who is responsible for the blaze.