The Longview Fire Department was called out to the 1200 of Oden street around 1:30 a.m. for a residential fire.
While fighting the blaze, a fire captain suffered second degree burns to his ears and is now listed in good condition.
The fire has been ruled suspicious after officials decided it wasn't electrical, gas or other accidental causes.
Authorities say the area has also seen several fires in the past few months.
The homeowner was able to escape without injury.