SIDNEY – An early-morning fire in Sidney on Monday is being investigated as arson.
Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said the Department of Public Safety Fire Marshal’s Division has initiated a criminal investigation regarding the fire at a vacant residence at 901 Filmore St.
Sidney Fire and Rescue and firefighters from Hamburg and Tabor responded to the call.
A firefighter received minor injuries in the fire was treated and released from a local hospital.
Sheriff Aistrope says a preliminary investigation suggests the 3:30 a.m. fire was intentionally set.
The sheriff asks anyone with information to contact his office or the arson hotline at 800-532-1459.