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Suspicious fire under investigation in northwest Miami-Dade

House believed to be abandoned


Authorities are investigating a suspicious house fire in northwest Miami-Dade County.

The fire was reported early Friday at a home off Northwest 36th Court and 101st Street.

Witnesses told Local 10 News reporter Ben Kennedy that the flames extended up to 20 feet into the air.

"There was a lot of smoke, a lot of flames," witness Jimmy Puckett said.

Investigators said the home appears to be abandoned. They were interviewing witnesses to determine what happened.

No other details were immediately released.