HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – The Hutchinson Fire Department battled a house fire in the 700 block of W. 9th Ave. early Wednesday.

Crews arrived to find fire coming from the rear of the home.

As fire crews entered, they found flames in a bedroom and extending into the attic space. Crews were able to stop the fire from spreading further through the attic.

The department said no one was home at the time of the fire.

The department is investigating the blaze after receiving information that the fire was intentionally set.