Napoleon fire 'not suspicious'

By HEATHER BAUGHMAN Staff Writer Published:

NAPOLEON The cause of a Tuesday evening fire in Napoleon that left 22 people homeless remained uncertain Wednesday evening, but is believed to be electrical in nature. Napoleon Fire Chief Lynn Hancock said that after an investigation conducted by his office and the State Fire Marshall that the cause of the fire was not suspicious and they believed it started as an electrical fire. He said he could not pinpoint the fire to any one source, in the six-apartment dwelling where the fire occurred just before 8 p.m. at 905 N. Perry St.