The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious fire Tuesday afternoon in Nicholson.
A sheriff’s deputy on patrol spotted a residence at 5224 New Kings Bridge Road with smoke showing from the house.
Firefighters from Nicholson, South Jackson and the Jackson County Correctional Institute fire departments were called to the fire. They found an unoccupied single-family residence with smoke showing from the structure. The fire was quickly extinguished and confined to one room of the residence.
The house was vacant and used for storage at the time of the incident. Moderate damage was done to the structure and no injuries were reported.