Early morning blaze threatens vacant single-family home

Posted on 12/06/2017

Dec.6, 2017 - Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire in the 800 block of West Lugonia Avenue early Wednesday morning, Dec. 6.

Crews arriving at the 1:45 a.m. blaze found a large fire to the rear of a vacant single-family home at 821 W. Lugonia Ave., with vegetation and debris involved, threatening the structure.

Police shut down Lugonia Avenue and evacuated neighboring homes as firefighters attacked the blaze, knocking the fire down within 10 minutes. The roof and rear patio of the structure suffered minimal damage.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.