Chevis Road house fire ruled arson

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A house fire that broke out Wednesday morning on Chevis and Sylvania roads is under investigation.

Chuck Kearns, head of Chatham Emergency Services, tells News 3 the fire has been ruled an arson.

Firefighters responded to the house in the early morning hours to find it fully engulfed in flames.

CES said the house was in a non-hydrant area which required crews to shuttle in water. In all, more than 20 firefighters were brought in to fight the fire.

Officials say no one was home at the time of the fire. Police confirmed no one was hurt.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Georgia Arson Control at 1-800-282-5804. A reward of $10,000 is available for any information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

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