The state Fire Marshal's office is investigating whether a string ofrecent barn and vacant building fires in the county is the work of an arsonist.
A fire in Waterloo on Tuesday is the fourth suspiciousfire in three weeks involving vacant buildings, county fire records show.
Tuesday's fire occurred at a vacant house on Old Waterloo Road near Port Capital Drive.
The fire began at approximately 8 p.m., directly across from the site where someone set fire to a vacant barn onSunday.
Firefighters say the barn was a total loss; a damage estimate on
the two-story home was not available.
Another suspicious fire gutted a barn March 20 in the 3100 block of Route 97 in Glenwood.