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LOCKPORT – A fire in a vacant house being renovated at 7195 Rapids Road caused $20,000 in damage.

Niagara County sheriff patrol was called to the scene just before 10 p.m. Tuesday and found smoke coming from the roof. Rapids Fire hief Barry Kobrin said the cause is suspicious. The Niagara County Sheriff Office’s Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating. The house is owned by Stephen F. Jasinski.

Clarence Center firefighters assisted.