Police investigating ‘suspicious’ fire at GR Masonic Center

Firefighters respond to a fire at the Grand Rapids Masonic Center. (Jan. 25, 2017)
Firefighters respond to a fire at the Grand Rapids Masonic Center. (Jan. 25, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating a “suspicious” fire at the Grand Rapids Masonic Center.

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Center, located at 233 Fulton Street near Lafayette Avenue.

GRFD Battalion Chief Nancy Boss told 24 Hour News 8 that someone got into the building and set a small fire. Firefighters were able to extinguish it quickly and no one was hurt.

Authorities called the fire “suspicious.” It’s unclear who set the fire and why.

Forensic teams were on scene to help in the investigation.