Meridian firefighters battle Friday night blaze on Rubush Ave.

 Paula Merritt / The Meridian Star 

Meridian firefighters spent Friday night battling a blaze at what appears to be an abandoned house at 1000 Rubush Ave. near the old Value Fair Mall. 

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Officials are investigating a Friday night fire at an abandoned house in Meridian.

Firefighters responded to the fire at 1000 Rubush Ave. around 9:55 p.m., MFD Deputy Chief Jason Collier said. 

Collier said no one was in the house at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.   

Authorities believe the fire may have been intentionally set and are investigating possible leads in the case. 

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