Suspicious home fire under investigation

REDBAY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Walton County officials, firefighters responded to a suspicious fire at an abandoned Redbay home Friday afternoon.

Walton County Fire Rescue and Argyle Volunteer Fire Department responded to a home on County Highway 183 South.

Firefighters and paramedics reportedly found the single-story home fully engulfed in flames.

Officials said the property owner said no one was inside the home at the time of the fire and the home had been abandoned for years.

The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.