The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible arson.
It happened Friday at a home on Five Springs Road in Dalton.
According to the report, the homeowner was out of town at the time and neighbors told deputies on the scene no one had lived there for years.
The homeowner also told deputies the home was fully furnished but no one lived there at the time of the fire and the power had been cut off for years.
Authorities say the fire does appear suspicious.
If you have any information that can help investigators, call the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office at 706-278-1233.
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The right lane of I-24 West remains closed in the area. TDOT estimates the scene will not be cleared until 2:30 p.m.
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
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