A January fire in a residential home has been classified as arson. Shortly after 9:00 p.m. on January 28th, witnesses reported seeing smoke and flames on the front porch and interior of a home at 6430 South 56th Street. Fire crews responded and battled the blaze for more than 30 minutes. The house and its contents were a total loss. The resident was not home at the time; however, her three dogs perished from smoke inhalation. A subsequent investigation of the scene, conducted by the Bureau of Fire Prevention, has revealed that the fire was a result of arson. Interviews have been conducted with neighbors, witnesses, the resident and homeowner. Investigators are encouraging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.