Part of Main Street in Monticello were closed on Friday morning, after an overnight fire that firefighters say is suspicious.
The fire broke out just after 11:30 Thursday night on Main Street. The Monticello fire chief says that when he arrived, flames were shooting 100 feet in the air from the two-story buildings.
Firefighters worked for hours to control the fire, which engulfed five buildings. The vacant buildings were scheduled to be demolished.
One firefighter suffered from heat exhaustion.