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Fire breaks out at home where teen died over weekend

San Antonio fire officials investigate fire on Cactus Street

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio fire officials responded to a fire Monday morning at a home where a teenage girl died over the weekend.

Fire crews were called to a single-story home in the 400 block of Cactus Street around 4:15 a.m.

Officials said no one was home when they arrived to fight the fire, but there were reports of a woman and small child who live there.

Officials said the fire appeared to have started in a back corner of the home, but the home did not have working utilities.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed to KSAT an 18-year-old woman died at the same home on Sunday from cardiac arrest. It was unknown Monday morning if the incidents were connected.

The arson unit is investigating the fire and officials have not released any further information.


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