Fire at abandoned home owned by Oneida Nation now deemed 'suspicious'

By WKTV News

VERONA, N.Y.(WKTV) - An overnight fire in Verona is now being called "suspicious," according to Oneida Nation Police.

The home, located at 5051 Patrick Road in Verona, is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation, but is not occupied.

Flames broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning and authorities were alerted by someone driving by who called 911. A number of fire companies responded to the scene.

No one was hurt, but the joint investigation between the Oneida Nation Police and the Oneida County Sheriff's Office is ongoing.

As of this writing, there is no word on what sparked the fire.

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