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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A suspicious house fire that started around 4 a.m. Thursday shut down parts of Broadway Avenue on the Westside for several hours.

According to Jacksonville Fire Rescue, a passerby saw flames coming from inside the home located in the 5000 block of Broadway Avenue and called 911.

When firefighters arrived, they found the abandoned home completely engulfed in flames.

JFRD say the home is a total loss.

No injuries were reported.

State Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate the fire as a possible arson.

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