House Fire In Electra

A fire in Electra this morning is being investigated as arson.

Crews responded to the fire around 9:30 this morning at 411 West Horton Street.  One room was heavily damaged by the flames.  It took fire fighters about thirty minutes to knock the fire down.

Several residents were inside the home when the fire started.  They were all able to get out safely.

Investigators say the fire started at the back of the house, but the exact cause is still under investigation.