Just before 1:00am today Lafayette firefighters were called out to a house fire at 229 Madison Street. On arrival they notice light smoke coming from the home and entered the building. The house was unoccupied and it sustained minor fire and smoke damage.

Investigators determined that a number of fires had been set inside the home and the fire was ruled as arson. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 232-TIPS or the Lafayette Fire Department.