Suspicious fire destroys Wooster house

WOOSTER, OH (WOIO) - A suspicious fire destroys a home in Wooster.

The blaze sparked shortly after 9PM Wednesday night on Hancock Street, and several fire departments assisted.

Damage is estimated at $48,000.

Firefighters don't know if the house was in foreclosure, but say owner Shannon Polen did not live there all the time.

Firefighter Matt Cudlip suffered a back injury while fighting the fire and was treated and released from the hospital.

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