A family of five managed to escape their burning home safely Thursday morning.
Now investigators believe the fire was deliberately set.
Just before 2:30 Thursday morning, Steele police and fire crews were called to a structure fire at 502 Wright Street, according to an email Steele Police Chief Billy Joe Stanfield.
When officers arrived, they found the home in flames.
The husband and wife said the discovered their home was on fire after they were awakened by a loud noise, Stanfield said.