Fire burns a vacant house on Wilson Road in Colusa on Monday.

Officials are investigating what they call a suspicious fire that destroyed a vacant house in Colusa.

Colusa Fire was called to a blaze about 3:30 p.m. Monday at a house on Wilson Road. It took firefighters about an hour to contain the fire, which destroyed the house, outbuildings, a travel trailer and surrounding trees, and knocked down power and telephone lines.

Fire officials said they didn't know what caused the fire but said it was suspicious because there was no electricity going to the house.

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