Washington police are investigating a potential arson that took place early Monday morning on Broad Street at an abandoned house.
Police were dispatched to 679 Broad St. about 4:50 a.m., according to a police report.
There were flames on the first floor and smoke coming from a second-story window.
Washington Fire Department posted on Facebook that the fire was quickly under control.
The fire department told police that “there were multiple points of attempted ignition.”
There is a notice on the front door that states the house is being put up for tax sale.