Vacant House Fire Investigation - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Vacant House Fire Investigation

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An investigation is underway into a house fire on the 3000 block of Washington Street near Dunbar.  Flames were shooting out of the windows when emergency crews first arrived to the home.  It only took about 5 minutes to put out the fire, and fire fighters were able to keep the damage minimal.  It broke out right around 5 Sunday morning.  Fire officials say the home has been vacant for over a year.  Investigators are trying to figure out if the fire may have been set by vagrants who broke into the home to try and stay warm.  No one was hurt.  Stay with 3 news for the latest developments on this fire.